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Streaming Invited Speaker: Artist and Professor Rodrecas “Drék” Davis

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free and Open to All
Streaming Invited Speaker: Saturday, February 27, 7:00 PM

Artist and Professor Rodrecas “Drék” Davis on “Miles to Go: Artists Contemplating Revolution & Social Justice.” Facilitated by sculptor and former ATHICA Board member Joni Younkins-Herzog.

Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/CQAZchM8RDd8VRSm17_byCxR3HH1l-CCN19_22bjAHatFwiYzN1vuZO1l7HrMA3B.KO_QQl7SQaXutLMz

Passcode: MV#CbRd9

Slideshow: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1nBss9rzeMyDo4RsUYY_CkFPpdVaG8dmDWVa_sPDdN1g/present?slide=id.p1

About Drék Davis
A native of Monroe, Georgia, Rodrecas Davis is a 2006 graduate of the University of Georgia Fine Arts program with an emphasis in drawing and painting. Primarily a mixed-media artist, Davis is also a former columnist for the Athens Banner-Herald and Code Z Online: Black Visual Culture Now. Davis has presented papers at several academic conferences, including the HUIC Conference (Hawaii University International Conferences) Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, for which he discussed manifestations of Hip-Hop culture in the visual arts. His work has been featured in the Politics Issue of Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, ColorLines, and over sixty exhibitions. Mr. Davis is Professor and Head of the Department of Visual & Performing Arts at Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana.

Website: www.akaprofessordavis.com

Further Reading About Drék Davis

https://www.bayoulifemag.com/bayouartist-drek-davis/

https://flagpole.com/arts-culture/art-notes/2018/09/12/picturing-the-black-fantastic-and-more-at-the-lyndon-house/

https://community.chronicle.com/people/10282-rodrecas-davis/profile


This event is sponsored in part by a 2021 Get Artistic Grant from the Creature Comforts Brewing Company.


 

Details

Date:
February 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

ATHICA ONLINE

Organizer

ATHICA
Email:
info@athica.org
Website:
athica.org