In a gallery space with white walls and natural wooden pillars, a woven spider net of black yarn stands erect, leant against a blue asteroid—on a rear wall, red yarn is splattered against the wall like a gaping mouth.

Michelle Segre: Transmitters & Receivers

Together, the pieces describe a whole cosmos, born from Segre’s previous cosmos, a home to marbled nebulae, dark angels, gushing black holes, all floating in a rich, conducting fluid like some interstellar paella.

A still of a film by Christopher Harris. It shows a Black man’s face looking into the lens, with layers of light lines floating across the frame, and a large blown out bright spot covering the person’s left eye.

New Labor Movements

Oakland-based curator Leila Weefur organizes the program to consider the question of “What is America today?” as inspired by ‘Lessons of the Hour,’ British artist Isaac Julien’s immersive film and photographic exhibition on the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass.