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Kyle Abraham
Bebe Miller

Monday, February 15, 2021, 1pm est

Join Gagosian for a conversation between choreographers Kyle Abraham and Bebe Miller, in celebration of Black History Month. Over a decade ago, Miller first noticed the “articulate energy and quiet grace” of Abraham while he was taking her repertory class; he had arrived eager to soak up the wisdom of one of his beloved dance idols. The pair will come together to discuss the evolution of their practices in relation to music, story, and artistic lineage. To join, register at eventbrite.com.

This talk is part of an ongoing program of conversations and presentations with leading artists and cultural figures, as well as a curated selection of interviews, essays, and videos from the gallery’s extensive publishing archive, that explores how Black histories animate contemporary aesthetics.

Kyle Abraham (left). Photo: Tatiana Wills. Bebe Miller (right). Photo: © Julieta Cervantes

Kyle Abraham (left). Photo: Tatiana Wills. Bebe Miller (right). Photo: © Julieta Cervantes

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