6 – 9 PM
Free Range is a performance series curated by Tschabalala Self, Shanekia McIntosh and Michael Mosby. This installment will feature performances by Joey De Jesus, DonChristian Jones, RaFia Santana, and a DJ set by FULATHELA.
Free shuttle service provided from 7th St Park, Hudson to Art Omi. Seats are limited and first come first serve.
Shuttle schedule (round-trip service):
7th St Park to Art Omi, Departs: 4 PM, 5 PM
Art Omi to 7th St Park, Departs: 9 PM, 10 PM
Joey De Jesus is a queer Nuyorican poet. Joey edits poetry for Apogee Journal and edited Façadomy, has a BA from Oberlin College, a MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and is a 2017-8 Departmental Fellow in NYU’s MA in Performance Studies. Joey is a recipient of the 2017 NYFA/NYSCA Fellowship in Poetry and lives in Queens. Their poems have recently appeared in Puerto Rico En Mi Corazon, Bettering American Poetry vol. 2, BOAAT, Beloit Poetry Journal, Brooklyn Magazine, Guernica, The Literary Review, and Southern Humanities Review, and have been installed and performed at The New Museum (2017) and Artists Space (2016).
Philly native DonChristian Jones is a New York based, visual artist, rapper, singer/songwriter, and producer. His work spans musical and time based performance, rap mixtapes, video and public murals, blending genres of painting and hip hop, referencing classical and contemporary styles. Much of his work today is informed by his time spent painting murals on Rikers Island with youth inmates. Don has shown and performed at The Whitney Museum, MoMA Ps1, Webster Hall, Dancespace, Center for Performance Research, and was an artist-in-residence at the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva, Florida. “Where There’s Smoke”, released in July 2018, is DonChristian’s first studio album.
Michael Mosby is a multidisciplinary performer and DJ living in Hudson, NY. Mosby is professionally know as FULATHELA. He is the co-founder of performance evening FREE RANGE and has performed both in the USA and abroad, most notably at AFROPUNK, Paris.
Free Range curator Shanekia McIntosh is a writer and educator born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. McIntosh has performed and exhibited her writing at the New Museum, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art’s TBA Festival, September Gallery and Basilica Hudson amongst other places. Her writing has been published in Apogee Journal, The Tenth Magazine and Dossier Journal. McIntosh has programmed for a variety of art spaces and educational institutions. She is the co-founder of Free Range, an artist-led black queer performance night, and works as the Youth Services and Programs Assistant at Hudson Area Library in Hudson, NY, where she is based.
Our Summer Series Saturday Workshops run every weekend through August 31st! This year, teaching artist Dorothea Osborn will lead kids in an ongoing collaborative sculpture project that will progress over the course of the summer. Drop-in any weekend to be a part of this large-scale building experience!
NO CLASS AUGUST 22 OR SEPTEMBER 12.
Gather in the Newmark Gallery on Thursday evenings to sketch, draw, and render from a live male or female nude model. Open to artists of all skill levels ages 16+, each two-hour sessions is self-guided and intended to provide time and space for members of our local community to share in the exploration of this traditional art practice.