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Kiyan Williams: Unearthing

Unearthing is a live performance installation that meditates on gender, Blackness, in/visibility, transformation and resistance. This live performance features song, ritual, and dance, and will last aproximately one-hour. 
Kiyan Williams (gender pronouns they/them/theirs) is a multidisciplinary artist who explores Black queer subjectivity. They create performances, texts, objects, videos, sounds, and installations informed by autoethnography, archival research, and social practice.
Kiyan was born in Newark, NJ and currently lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. They have performed/exhibited work across the country and internationally at venues including: Dixon Place (NYC), JACK Theater (NYC), La Mama Experimental Theater Club (NYC), SOMArts (San Francisco), SFMOMA (San Francisco), Bing Concert Hall (Stanford), Orpheum Theater (Graz, Austria) and more.
Please bring something to sit on and dress warmly. 
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Monday, February 13, 2017. 04:00 PM


Meyer-Green Lawn


Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA)




Meyer-Green Lawn is an accessible venue. Please bring something to sit on, and dress for the outdoors.