2020 Event—Freedom Now

Saturday, March 21, 2020
University Galleries
11 Uptown Circle
Postponed until further notice.

The salon program will feature renowned international, regional, and local artists for an afternoon of poetry, conversation, music, and visual art. The salon program will celebrate the Obsidian journal’s latest release, and will feature visiting South African poet/performer Phillippa Yaa de Villiers and an LGBTQ sound art showcase curated by trans poet/sound artist Samuel Ace.

Special Guests

Phillippa Yaa de Villiers
Award-winning South African writer and performance artist

Phillippa Yaa de Villiers

Read more about Phillippa Yaa de Villiers here

Samuel Ace
Trans poet/sound artist
Curator: LGBTQ sound art showcase

Samuel Ace

Read more about Samuel Ace here

Click this link to listen to the Queer Sound Showcase and to learn about the artists

@Salon 2020

How to get there?

Public Transit? Take the Brown, Green, Lime, Pink, Tan, Yellow, or Red line (runs every 15 minutes) to Uptown Station; walk southwest along the sidewalk away from the circle, going towards the intersection of Broadway Ave. and W. Beaufort St. Uptown Galleries will be on your left. For a map of the lines, click here.

Driving? Street parking and Uptown Station (paid) parking are available.

For more information on the day of the event
call University Galleries at 309.438.5487