Resurgence – Rise Again features large-‐scale work by seminal artist Ben Jones that brings awareness to the plight and ascension of humankind. His artistic practice has been inspired by African spiritualism and ritual, and revolutionary struggles, especially of the people of Cuba. Ben Jones (b. 1941) is a New Jersey-‐based artist, activist, and educator.
Located in Gallery 1
Tuesday, November 12th | 6:00 – 8:00 pm | Highmark Room
Film screenings of The Art of the Journey – The Ben Jones Story and Resistance followed by a panel discussion with artist Ben Jones, director William Michael Barbee, and director and music producer Gregg Mann. Moderated by Joe Lewis, Founder and Curator of the Black Bottom Film Festival.
Sunday, December 15th | 2:00 – 4:00 pm | Highmark Room
RESURGENCE – Rise Again: The art of Ben Jones and Amani Lewis: Subjective Nature
LAST LOOK! A COLLABORATIVE PANEL DISCUSSION AND CLOSING RECEPTION WITH LIGHT REFRESHMENTS.
Join artists Ben Jones and Amani Lewis for a lively conversation with Q&A. Moderated by Kilolo Luckett, Curator of Visual Arts.
Events are Free and Open to the Public