Art Now! Presents: LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs
LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs
A writer, vocalist and sound artist, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author of TwERK (Belladonna, 2013). Her interdisciplinary work has been featured at the The Kitchen, Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Walker Art Center, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Texas, REVERSE in Denmark, Poesiefestival in Berlin and the 2015 Venice Biennale. As a curator and director, she has staged events at BAM Cafe, Lincoln Center Out of Doors and El Museo del Barrio and is the co-founder and co-editor of Coon Bidness/SO4 magazine. A native of Harlem, LaTasha is the recipient of numerous awards; of them include New York Foundation for the Arts, The Jerome Foundation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Laundromat Project, the National Endowment for the Arts and a 2016 U.S. - Japan Creative Arts Fellow.
Presented in collaboration with the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Theatre Studies, Department of English, Performance Studies Research Group/
March 3, 2016 7pm > NCB 113
This Artist talk is part of "Art Now!", a course offered by the Department of Visual Arts at Western University. The course focuses on current contemporary art production, both locally, nationally and internationally. All Artist Talks are FREE and OPEN to the Public! For more information or to enroll in the course, visit: www.uwo.ca/visarts