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ACTnow: The Evidence of Things Not Seen - Reanimating Traditions of Black Puppetry and Object Performance

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  • The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
A man touches a face mask.

A dialogue on puppetry and object performance as a powerful means of resistance to the objectification of Black bodies. Nehprii Amenii, writer and director of Food for the Gods and Dr. Paulette Richards, author of Object Performance in the Black Atlantic will ground the audience in the historical development of African-American puppetry and discuss the power of puppetry to redress cultural erasure and foster community healing.



The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

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