Week-long events with Afrofuturist artist Tiona McClodden

Tiona McClodden

Public Space One, Iowa City, May 3-6

Tiona McClodden
Tiona McClodden

The Center for Afrofuturist Studies welcomes artist-in-residence Tiona McClodden to Iowa City. Several events have been scheduled with the artist this week.

Events commence Tues., May 3, at 6 p.m. when Tiona will provide a talk and Q&A at Public Space One.

On Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. the artist will then lead a youth workshop in the Frank Conroy Reading Room of the University of Iowa’s Dey House. The workshop will focus on a piece that Ana Mendieta originally performed in Iowa City schools 40 years ago.

And on Fri., May 6 at 6 p.m. McClodden will unveil new work at the PS1 gallery space.

Video still -- courtesy of the artist
Video still — courtesy of the artist

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