Friday September 29th

After Hours: Hopin Hangout

After the day’s programs, head over to Sessions for casual conversation with other symposium attendees. Open all night.

Introduction

Welcoming words from SNAG’s Co-Presidents Kerianne Quick & Seth Papac and Director Brienne Rosner. They’ll then introduce the Symposium’s MC LaMar Gayles to get the program started.

Fresh Focus

Early Career Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of materials, techniques, or sociopolitical issues. Each artist will give a brief presentation of their work on the Main Stage, followed by a breakout discussion in Sessions moderated by Aminata Conteh. Presentations…

Transforming Tradition

Artists whose work is inspired by historical forms, techniques or practices in West Africa today. Each artist will give a brief presentation of their work on the Main Stage, followed by a breakout discussion moderated by LaMar Gayles in Sessions….

On Origins: Part 2

Diaspora artists whose work focuses on themes and narratives that are rooted in or responding to West African cultural values and ideas. Each artist will give a brief presentation of their work on the Main Stage, followed by a breakout…

On Origins: Part 1

Diaspora artists whose work focuses on themes and narratives that are rooted in or responding to West African cultural values and ideas. Each artist will give a brief presentation of their work on the Main Stage, followed by a breakout…

Discussion with Emefa Cole

Join Keynote Speaker Emefa Cole for a casual conversation in Sessions

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