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RACE CARDS: SELINA THOMPSON
April 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - April 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pmFree
3400 Main St.
April 10-15 | 1pm-7pm
MATCH Box 1
Saturday, April 14
3pm-7pm (come + go)
Selina Thompson is a UK based artist, performer, and writer. Her practice is primarily intimate, political, and participatory, with a strong strand of public engagement that then leads to joyous, highly visual work that seeks to connect to those often marginalized by the arts.
The Race Cards installation is a room containing 1,000 questions about race, written by Selina Thompson. In this constantly evolving installation and archive, Thompson invites participants to supply their own answers to the many facets of race and racism in modern society by answering one of the questions. Up to four people may access the installation at once, and are invited to spend some time experiencing it at their own pace.
On April 14 at 3pm, Selina Thompson will ask all 1,000 questions in a durational performance in MATCH Box 1. Audience members may come and go throughout the performance, arriving anytime between 3pm and 7pm. While at the MATCH, audiences are encouraged to interact with the Race Cards gallery installation.
The performance requires a tickets, but no reservation is necessary for the installation.