Prizm hosts Prizm panels; a series of conversations & film screenings presented by leading thinkers and practitioners in contemporary African and African diaspora art. Panelists will include Kebona Mercer, Professor of Art and African American Studies at Yale University, contemporary visual artist, Jefferson Pinder, Charlotte Mouquin Voznesenskaya & Oshun Layne of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, and others more. 

Presented by the Green Family Foundation & FIU African & African Diaspora Studies at the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs.

BREAKING THROUGH

Thursday, December 5   7 – 8 pm Breaking Through is a series of discussions built on the premise of breaking through the stereotypical noise to create

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MUSEUMS OF THE 21ST CENTURY

Friday, December 612pm – 12:45 pm Museums of the 21st Century is a series of public conversations with cultural practitioners altering our conception of what a

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PROSPECT FOR THE FUTURE

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Prospect for the future: A talk with Diana Nawi and Naima Keith, curators of Prospect 5.  Moderated by Ayesha Williams

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GALLERY NOW

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM Gallery now: Prizm Director, Mikhaile Solomon, Gallery Now in conversation with Jumaane N’namdi, and George N’Namdi, dealers whose enduring careers

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THE MEANING OF ART

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM Presented in partnership with University of Maryland, College Park David C. Driskell Center moderated by Professor Curlee R. Holton, Contemporary

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DIDIER WILLIAM & NESTOR GIL

Artists Didier William and Nestor Gil will discuss their collaborative project Swarm. a collaborative special project that examines the liminal space between known and constructed

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Caribbean Canon

CARIBBEAN CANON: A Caribbean Art Education Initiative with Daniela Fifi, Stephanie Cunningham & Erin Hylton with Prologue by Dr. Marsha Pearce. The history of art

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A TALK WITH DANNY SIMMONS

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM     Co-Founder of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Danny Simmons engages in a candid conversation with Naima Safia Sandy exploring

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JASON FITZROY JEFFERS

More than two hundred years ago, the slaves of Haiti defeated Napoleon’s armies in the historic revolutions that took place between 1791-1804. One of their weapons

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