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July 11 - 20, 20196:00pm - 8:00pm

Room: Live Lessons & Game Play

Part of SWAP

Appropriate for ages 13 - 18, 18+

Room: Live Lessons & Game Play

  Marisa Williamson, Astral Beings (2019), Developed through SPACES residency

Concept & Direction by Marisa Williamson

Developed in Collaboration with Sarah Johnson, PhD, and Lauren Williams

Performance by Andrea Belser, Martinique Mims, Latecia Williams, and Marisa Williamson

Room, a variation on the escape room, is an interactive multimedia installation, performance, and speculative retelling of historical narratives from the lives of three women, enslaved in colonial America. Viewers are encouraged to sign-up for one of the following interactive experiences. Please note, space is limited and reservations are required.

Follow the link below to RSVP for a time slot:

Thursday, July 11th | 6pm, 7:30pm

Saturday, July 13th | 5pm, 6:30pm, 8pm

Thursday, July 18th | 6pm, 7:30pm

Reserve Your Spot HERE

About the Artists

Sarah Johnson, PhD

Sarah Jessica Johnson is a Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English at the University of Chicago. Her current book project explores how historical marronage is represented in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, reading particularly for how the strategies and practices of individual maroons shape archival and fictional texts.... Go to Artist Page

Marisa Williamson

Marisa Williamson is a New Jersey-based artist who works in video, installation and performance around themes of history, race, feminism, and technology. She has created site-specific works at and in collaboration with the University of Virginia, Mural Arts Philadelphia, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Storm King Art Center, and the Metropolitan Museum... Go to Artist Page

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