ICA will be closed to the public through September 12 for installation.
Aug 20, 2019
Mindfulness at the Museum with Sandi Herman
Join Sandi as she connects you with the light, colors, shapes, and textures of the museum through conscious breathing exercises. This meditation workshop introduces participants to everyday mindfulness by cultivating a kind, compassionate atmosphere as you focus on the present moment. The session begins with seated, guided meditation inviting participants to slow down, follow their…
Jul 22, 2019
Luminary Conversation: Marcia Smith and Dyana Williams
Marcia Smith knows a thing or two about building your own. As the President of Firelight Media, which in 2000 she co-founded along with Stanley Nelson, Smith’s experience as a cultural organizer, filmmaker and producer can illuminate pathways for how we might vision, strategize and edify from a place of abundance and collectivity. Join Marcia…
Jul 22, 2019
Directing Workshop with Blitz Bazawule
Filmmaking is a practice of collapsing thousands upon thousands of hours of labor and decisions into 90 minutes. This workshop style presentation will give us a behind-the-scenes take on Blitz the Ambassador’s first feature narrative, The Burial of Kojo. Being embedded in Ghanian oral tradition and having a long spanning career as a musician and…
Jul 22, 2019
BlackStar Embodied: All Levels POC-centered Yoga
Each morning, before your first film or panel, please join Jean-Jacques Gabriel for a yoga class focused on centering, self-care, and embodied celebration. All levels welcome, supported, and encouraged to grow more sensitive, strong, and mindful. This is a free and public People of Color centered offering though completely open to everyone. Admission is available…
Jul 22, 2019
Cinema in the Museum
The past two decades have witnessed the rise of cinema in the museum, yet there are many challenges to presenting work in this setting. Why are filmmakers so often relegated to screening programs? What are the long-term repercussions of this? Are there new strategies to move us forward? The artists, programmers and curators assembled in…
Jul 22, 2019
BlackStar Embodied: All Levels POC-centered Yoga
Each morning, before your first film or panel, please join Jean-Jacques Gabriel for a yoga class focused on centering, self-care, and embodied celebration. All levels welcome, supported, and encouraged to grow more sensitive, strong, and mindful. This is a free and public People of Color centered offering though completely open to everyone. Admission is available…
Jul 22, 2019
Shorts Program 7
*Please note, in the event we reach capacity visitors will be admitted on the basis of when they arrive at ICA. Registration on Eventbrite facilitates the check-in process, but does not guarantee entrance. Femmes and women claim ownership over their bodies and lives in these funny, quirky, and lighthearted set of shorts. Note: This is…
Jul 22, 2019
Black Like Who? A Conversation about Afro-Latinx Identity, Politics, and Representation (Presented by Firelight Media)
Afro-Latinx people have existed since the first ships carrying enslaved Africans landed in the Caribbean and Latin America. Yet, Afro-Latinx people remain largely invisible in our popular imaginary. Join us for a candid conversation with Afro-Latinx artists and cultural workers as they discuss their lived experiences, the contemporary conversation about Blackness in Latinx communities, and…
Jul 22, 2019
Fahamu Pecou & Jason Reynolds in Conversation
In conjunction with the exhibit Fahamu Pecou, DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance (on view: May 25 – August 25, 2019 at AAMP), Dr. Fahamu Pecou, novelist Jason Reynolds and writer Damon Young will discuss the personal and political experiences of rendering Black masculinity on the page, screen and on canvas. This event is in…