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Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks on Collidescope 4.0: Speaking to an Ongoing American...

“As a nation, we are not comfortable talking about race, and yet race is central to the core being of this nation.” Professor Talvin Wilks and National Medal of Arts recipient Ping Chong brought their collaborative performance Collidescope 4.0: Adventures in Pre and Post-Racial America to the University of Minnesota.
Collidescope 4.0

Collidescope 4.0: Adventures in Pre & Post-Racial America

Collidescope 4.0 offers a collision course view of the legacy behind the history of racial violence, racism and social injustice in America. As seen through the gaze of an intergalactic time traveler, the investigation of this peculiar “nature” moves back and forth in time and space, specifically with a focus on the American psyche represented by contemplations of noted historical and contemporary writers and political figures.

Greta Gebhard (MA/PhD)

Greta’s primary research looks at the translation and performance of German theatre and its interactions with modern production companies and audiences. She is especially interested in German theatrical practices of the post-war eras of the 1930s and the 1950s.

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February 27, 2020 to March 7, 2020

The Skriker

“The Skriker” blends English and Irish folktales with a non-linear structure to tell the story of an ancient fairy pursuing two young women in 20th century London. The Skriker is a...