A free event with hourly screenings of The White Album, Arthur Jafa's follow-up to Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death. Presented as a complement to the Just Futures exhibition at the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery. As with Jafa's previous work, The White Album is collaged from found and original video, but shifts the gaze to white people and whiteness to expose Black-white relations in America.
Arthur Jafa received the 2019 Golden Lion award for best artist in the Venice Biennale for The White Album. Film courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. Just Futures: Black Quantum Futurism, Arthur Jafa, and Martine Syms is curated by T.J. Demos and presented in collaboration with the Institute of the Arts and Sciences. More information on the exhibition here.
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Free and open to the public.
Attend in person.
Screenings on the hour, every hour, between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
All attendees must wear an approved face covering, while inside the venue, for the duration of the event, and be prepared to show the following documentation.
Visitors: complete and be prepared to present proof of the UCSC Symptom Check (complete online, on the day of the event, prior to coming to campus)
UCSC students: Show green clearance badge
UCSC employees: Show Symptom Check clearance email
Parking $5 or by permit.
The closest parking lot to the Digital Arts Research Center is Arts Lot #126.
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Purchase a permit in advance or at the pay-station in Lot #126; or pay for parking via the ParkMobile app.
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image credit: The White Album by Arthur Jafa, 2018. Video (color, sound), TRT: 29:55 minutes. Image courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels.