Hurry Up and Wait Curator’s Talk
November First Friday
First Friday, November 3, 6 – 8 p.m.
Join Asian Arts Initiative and curator Adriel Luis this First Friday for an in-depth look at our current exhibition, Hurry Up and Wait! Learn more about the what went into putting the show together from shaping the concept to selecting the artworks and discuss the many-layered topics surrounding immigration.
Adriel Luis is a musician, poet, visual artist, curator and coder from the California Bay Area. Adriel is currently based in Washington DC as the Curator of Digital and Emerging Media at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, where his team has been developing a series of “culture labs” as community-created alternatives to traditional museum exhibitions. He is also a founding member of the psychedelic spoken word collective iLL-Literacy, and moonlights on design projects with artists and non-profits. Adriel frequently travels, with particular interest in how digital space shapes global communities.
Don’t forget to stop by earlier for the Look/Draw/Write Workshop Series with Artblog at 5 p.m. and stay after for Hua Hua Zhang’s White Nights!