Seika Boye Talk

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Seika Boye Talk

    Thursday 4 February 2021, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Dance artist and scholar Seika Boye will reflect on Senga Nengudi's exhibition Hourglass alongside her own research in Blackness, movement histories and the archive. She will share her own writing on working between disciplines, artistic practices, and motherhood.


This program is generously supported by our Public Programs Partner Chubb.


About Seika Boye


Seika Boye is a scholar, writer, educator and artist whose practices revolve around dance and movement. She is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream at the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, University of the Toronto and works as a dramaturg and consultant in dance. Seika curated the archival exhibition It's About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900-1970 (2018) and co-curated Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario (2019). She was an Artist-in-Residence at the Art Gallery of Ontario (2018), Toronto District School Board's African Heritage Educators' Network Arts Honoree (2019) and a 2020 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor's Heritage Trust Award (co-curator, Into the Light). Seika lives and works in Toronto with her husband and their two sons.


Images (top to bottom): (1) Seika Boye in her project This Living Dancer. Photo: Craig Boyko.(2) Seika Boye. Photo: Craig Boyko.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Time

Thursday 4 February 2021, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Location

This public program will be held over Zoom. If you have any accessibility requests or need assistance navigating Zoom please email virtual@oakvillegalleries.com. Closed captioning is available and can be enabled by selecting the CC icon on the toolbar at the bottom of your Zoom window.