Hank Willis Thomas: Evidence of Things Not Seen
Exhibition dates: February 24 – April 9
Opening: February 24, 6-9pm
Hours: Weds – Sat, 2-7pm or by appointment
Film Series curated by Hank Willis Thomas
In connection to the exhibition, Hank Willis Thomas selected these films in homage to innovative and influential creators in the medium of film whose work supports social justice as well as explores contemporary notions of identity, race, history and a national legacy of resistance. In partnership with The Roxie Theater, Kadist presents a selection of these films to be screened throughout the course of the exhibition’s run. Details for the screenings at the Roxie can be found here. Details for all screenings at Kadist (all free admission) below:
SCREENINGS AT KADIST:
Saturday, March 5, 5pm
Directed by John Carpenter. 95 min. USA. 1988.
Saturday, March 12, 5pm
Directed by Robert Downey Sr. 84 min. USA. 1969.
Saturday, March 19, 5pm
Through a Lens Darkly
Directed by Thomas Allen Harris. 92 min. USA. 2014.
Saturday, March 26, 5pm
Directed by Jim McKay. 95 min. USA. 2000.
Saturday, April 2, 5pm
Life and Debt
Directed by Stephanie Black. 80 min. USA. 2001.
Saturday, April 9, 5pm
Selection of collaborative short films and video works by Hank Willis Thomas
Marking the close of the exhibition, and punctuating his curated film series, several film and video works by the artist will be presented together in sequence. Works include Winter in America (2005), Along the Way (2007), A Common Misunderstanding (2011), Overtime (2011), Question Bridge (2012), Peace (2013), and Am I Going Too Fast? (2014). The screenings will be followed by a discussion with some of Hank Willis Thomas’ collaborators on the films: Ryan Alexiev, Jessica Ingram, and Chris Johnson.