Posted October 3, 2007

‘Fist & Foot’ to explore dances of the African Diaspora

'Fist & Foot'
Image courtesy Keith Morrison
"African Tango," 2000, by Keith Morrison, dean of Temple's Tyler School of Art.

“African Impressions / Contemporary Art” is a series that explores modern and contemporary art from the perspective of African influences and voices.

On Oct. 9, the Tyler School of Art presents the third symposium in the series, “Fist & Foot: Black Dance in Visual Art,” which includes artists who are investigating the powerful impact of dances of the African Diaspora in popular culture and contemporary art.

Following the talks, there will be a performance by Kariamu & Company: Traditions of “The Museum Piece.”

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When: Oct. 9, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Where: Conwell Hall, fifth floor, Conwell Dance Theater