Soho Rep.’s series of Humanities events, FEED, will continue for Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. Over the course of the run, two guest speakers will deliver short ten-minute manifestos/talks on the theme, “What Is Revolution?”, from perspectives germane to the production.
FEED talks are open to all and begin shortly after the performance concludes.
On Wednesday April 20th after the evening performance, author Christian Parenti (Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence) will speak about “Revolution & Climate Change”.
Christian Parenti has a PhD in sociology (co-supervised in geography) from the London School of Economics and is a professor in the Global Liberal Studies Program at New York University. His book, Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence (2011), explores how climate change is already causing violence as it interacts with the legacies of economic neoliberalism and cold-war militarism. The book involved several years of travel and research in conflict zones of the Global South.
On Tuesday May 3rd after the evening performance, Catherine Morris, Sackler Family Curator for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, The Brooklyn Museum, will probe the big idea “Revolution & Art” .
Catherine Morris is the Sackler Family Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum where, since 2009, she has curated numerous exhibitions including “Materializing Six Years: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art” (co-curated with Vincent Bonin); and “Judith Scott-Bound and Unbound” (co-curated with Matthew Higgs). She has worked on curatorial projects with Judy Chicago, Zanele Muholi, Suzanne Lacy, Matthew Buckingham, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith and Rachel Kneebone. Previously an independent curator, Morris organized, among other projects, “Decoys, Complexes and Triggers: Women and Land Art in the 1970s” at SculptureCenter, Long Island City, New York; “9 Evenings Reconsidered: Art, Theatre and Engineering, 1966” for the List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; and two exhibitions, “Gloria: Another Look at Feminist Art of the 1970s” and “Food” at White Columns, New York.