Hyde Park Art Center re-presents Spinning Home Movies: “In Transit(ion)” with Ciera McKissick
May. 02, , 2021
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1:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Spinning Home Movies invites local artists and DJs to curate a collection from the archive set to music for a special episode. Curator Ciera McKissick and DJ Skoli are featured in Episode 14 “In Transit(ion)” and take viewers on a road trip cross country as a way to highlight the complexities of black transit and travel.
This live, outdoor, in-person. socially-distanced event is part of HPAC's Center Sundays, a family-friendly day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks.
About the artists:
Ciera McKissick is an independent writer, curator, filmmaker, cultural producer, and the founder of AMFM. She is also the coordinator of Public Programs at the Hyde Park Art Center, and Communications Associate at Ox-Bow School of Art. She created AMFM, originally a web magazine, as an independent study project in 2009 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied Journalism and Mass Communications. Her work since then often involves collaboration through supporting Black and brown artists, local arts organizations, and seeks to stimulate community engagement that’s driven by inclusivity, accessibility, intention, and care. Projects and events have been featured in The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, The Chicago Sun Times, Southside Weekly, Afropunk, and DapperQ, The Milwaukee Business Journal, and Milwaukee Neighborhood News.
DJ SKOLi aka Ryan Roberts is a DJ/Producer whose sound has been described as an unorthodox culmination of frequencies and gritty representation of the perseverance and heart that is the Chicago community. A Hyde Park native, SKOLi has produced and curated experiential events throughout the city.