02 // 10 // 2021
Art Sandwiched In: LaJuné McMillian, Artist
Starts February 10, 2021 @ 12:00pm , Ends February 10, 2021 @ 1:00pm
February 10: LaJuné McMillian, Artist
Join us for a presentation by LaJuné McMillian, who will be sharing their work with the Black Movement Library and their involvement in the (Re)Stock Image Collection project, a project led by Kenya (Robinson) in partnership with OMA. The Black Movement Library is a space for activists, performers & artists to create diverse Extended Reality (XR) projects, a space to research how and why we move, and an archive of Black existence. BML seeks to grow community through the use of performances, XR experiences, workshops, conversations and tool making.
LaJuné is a New Media Artist and Creative Technologist creating art that integrates performance, virtual reality, and physical computing to question our current forms of communication. LaJuné has had the opportunity to show and speak about their work at Pioneer Works, National Sawdust, Leaders in Software and Art, Creative Tech Week, and Art & Code’s Weird Reality. LaJuné was previously the Director of Skating at Figure Skating in Harlem, where they integrated STEAM and Figure Skating to teach girls of color about movement and technology. They have continued their research on Blackness, movement, and technology during residencies at Eyebeam, Pioneer Works, Barbarian Group, and Barnard College.
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