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Shine Portrait Studio @ Express Newark
54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Free and Open to the Public
DOMINIQUE DUROSEAU performance w/ JEREMY TOUSSAINT-BAPTISTE
Performance follow up: decompression, conversation, q+a
The third installment in the Newark Rhythms Visual Arts Lecture Series.
Dominique Duroseau is a Newark-based artist born in Chicago and raised in Haiti. Her interdisciplinary practice explores themes of racism, sociocultural issues, and existential dehumanization. Duroseau’s exhibitions, performances, and screenings have been held at The Kitchen, The Brooklyn Museum, the New Museum (BWA for BLM), El Museo del Barrio, A.I.R. Gallery, BronxArtSpace, Rush Arts Gallery, and Smack Mellon in New York City; SATELLITE ART and PULSE Play in Miami; The Newark Museum, Index Art Center, Project for Empty Space, and Gallery Aferro in Newark, NJ. Her recent exhibitions include a 2018 solo exhibition at A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn; and talks as a panelist at Black Portraiture[s] at Harvard University and guest lecturer at Vassar. She was a fellow at A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn, and has been awarded artist residencies from Gallery Aferro, Index Art Center, the Wassaic Project and Shine Portrait Studio; and recently from MassMOCA, NARS Foundation and Artists Alliance Inc. Duroseau holds a Bachelor of Architecture and a Master of Arts in Fine Arts.
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste is a New York based artist, composer, and performer. He received a Bessie Award for Outstanding Music Composition/Sound Design in 2018 and has presented visual and performance work at spaces including MoMA PS1 (NY); Performance Space New York (NY); The Brooklyn Museum (NY); The Kitchen (NY); The Studio Museum in Harlem (NY); The Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA); FringeArts, (PA); Tanz Im August at HAU3 (Berlin); and Stoa Cultural Center (Helsinki). Toussaint-Baptiste was a 2017 artist-in-residence at Issue Project Room and has also contributed writing to Artforum. He is a founding member of the performance collective Wildcat! and frequently collaborates with performers and visual artists including Will Rawls, Tiona Nekkia McClodden, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, and Jonathan Gonzalez. Toussaint-Baptiste holds an MFA from Brooklyn College’s Performance and Interactive Media Arts program.
The Newark Rhythms Visiting Artist Lecture Series 2019-20 is co-presented with Express Newark + Shine Portrait Studio + ACM, the Department of Arts, Culture + Media.