Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
BAM Winter/Spring 2024
Jan 15 – Jun 9, 2024
BAM / Brooklyn Academy of Music
New York, USA

Experience the power of artistic community with BAM’s spring season. The world-renowned dance companies founded by Mark Morris and Alvin Ailey share the full force of their talents. Visionary queer performers from across the globe come together in the latest from theater-making renegades Taylor Mac, Matt Ray, and Machine Dazzle. Brazilian legend Caetano Veloso shares new music; MCs and poets celebrate the power of hip-hop; and artists, elders, families, and friends transform Brooklyn for the cultural event that is DanceAfrica. As bands play, dancers whirl, voices raise in song, and audience members gather from near and far, BAM invites you to join in a season of collective art-making.

  • Adraint Khadafhi Bereal: The Black Yearbook
    Publication
    4 Color Books / Penguin Random House
    International

    When photographer Adraint Bereal graduated from the University of Texas, he self-published an impressive volume of portraits, personal statements, and interviews that explored UT’s campus culture and offered an intimate look at the lives of Black students matriculating within a majority white space. Bereal’s work was inspired by his first photo exhibition at the George Washington Carver Museum in Austin, entitled 1.7, that unearthed the experiences of the 925 Black men that made up just 1.7% of UT’s total 52,000 student body. (more…)

  • Zhanna Kadyrova: Border Memory
    Feb 17 – May 5, 2024
    Uppsala Art Museum
    Uppsala, Sweden

    Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova lets urban materials such as asphalt, concrete and tiles bear witness to history’s many layers of rearrangements, visions and shattered dreams. The artist works in a post-minimalist tradition, and the spatial installations refer both to utopian movements and to how abstraction in art is linked to the modern project. Since Russia’s full-scale invasion in 2022, Kadyrova’s art has focused entirely on psychological and sociological aspects of the war. (more…)