VoCA Talks is a series of public programs featuring artists and their collaborators in conversation about the challenges and rewards inherent in making, showing, and preserving contemporary art. This virtual event, hosted in partnership with Boston Center for the Arts, will feature a live conversation with artist Dell Marie Hamilton and curator Sam Toabe, moderated by Jennifer Hickey, to be followed by the video premiere of the previously recorded VoCA Talk. In this Talk, Hamilton unpacks the many layers of material and meaning that comprise a selection of her drawings, photography, performance, video, and multimedia installations, including her seminal performance work, "Blues/Blank/Black" (2018).
VoCA (Voices in Contemporary Art) is a non-profit organization that generates critical dialogue and collaborative programming to advance a vital model for the stewardship of contemporary art. Though based in New York City, VoCA is a mobile organization, partnering with institutions across the country and the globe to develop knowledge via its major program streams: VoCA Workshops, VoCA Talks, VoCA Research, and VoCA Journal.
Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) supports working artists to create, perform, and exhibit new works; develops new audiences; and connects the arts to community.