The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. March 2018 SCREENING SCREEN: BLACK RADICAL IMAGINATION Thursday, March 1, 2018, 7pm MOCA Grand Avenue

Black Radical Imagination is an international touring program of moving image shorts that highlights new stories by filmmakers and visual artists from within the African diaspora. This year’s program, FUGITIVE TRAJECTORIES, meditates on the various ways Black people are tending to our lives despite traumatic histories, both personal and collective, and a troubling present.

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LECTURE

Artists on Artists: Paul Mpagi Sepuya on Real Worlds: Brassaï, Arbus, Goldin

Sunday, March 4, 2018, 3pm
MOCA Grand Avenue

Los Angeles–based photographer Paul Mpagi Sepuya skillfully collapses traditions of the studio portrait and self-portraiture in compositions that are distinctly contemporary. Using art historical tropes and his own subjectivity to explore assertions of the gaze, Sepuya turns his careful eye to the exhibition Real Worlds: Brassaï, Arbus, Goldin.

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