when do we whisper? WHEN DO WE SHOUT?

Saturday, November 7, 2020, 12:00PM

On Saturday, November 7th, SPACES will celebrate the excellence, ingenuity and perseverance of our arts community through a unique annual benefit and online gathering, titled when do we whisper? WHEN DO WE SHOUT?


VIEW HERE: Noon to Midnight


In addition to celebrating SPACES, this is our opportunity to acknowledge those who have contributed to the resilience of our arts communities. We are pleased to announce Stephen Bivens and Joanne Cohen as our 2020 honorees. Stephen will be honored posthumously for his devotion to the arts, photography, and future generations. Joanne will be recognized for her dedication to the region in her role as Executive Director & Curator, Art Program, Cleveland Clinic Arts & Medicine Institute.

This year’s virtual benefit will include time for contemplative reflection, celebration of past artist projects, newly commissioned artist features, and so much more.

Program Schedule:

Welcome to SPACES' 2020 Annual Benefit
hosted by Cassie Harner
12:00-1:00 PM

Omololou Refilwe Babatunde tru(u)l(iii)
+ SPACES Archives
1:00-2:00 PM

Uno Lady Osmosis Pt. 1
+ SPACES Archives
2:00-3:00 PM

Jacob Koestler Bad Weather
3:00-4:00 PM

Sarah Rose Sharp University of Michigan House Calls
+ SPACES Archives
4:00-5:00 PM

SPACES Honors Joanne Cohen
5:00-6:00 PM

Uno Lady Osmosis Pt. 2
+ Jacob Koestler Sell Me A Cow
6:00-7:00 PM

SPACES Honors Stephen Bivens
+ Celebrates Urgent Art Fund and Satellite Fund Artists
7:00-8:00 PM

Mourning [A] BLKstar BLKstar Secret Tapes
8:00-9:00 PM

Uno Lady Osmosis Pt. 3
+ Bailey Scieszka Trigger Cancel the Warning Culture
9:00-10:00 PM

Telethon and Raffle
10:00-12:00 PM

On Saturday, November 7th, SPACES will celebrate the excellence, ingenuity and perseverance of our arts community through a unique annual benefit and online gathering, titled when do we whisper? WHEN DO WE SHOUT?


VIEW HERE: Noon to Midnight


In addition to celebrating SPACES, this is our opportunity to acknowledge those who have contributed to the resilience of our arts communities. We are pleased to announce Stephen Bivens and Joanne Cohen as our 2020 honorees. Stephen will be honored posthumously for his devotion to the arts, photography, and future generations. Joanne will be recognized for her dedication to the region in her role as Executive Director & Curator, Art Program, Cleveland Clinic Arts & Medicine Institute.

This year’s virtual benefit will include time for contemplative reflection, celebration of past artist projects, newly commissioned artist features, and so much more.

Program Schedule:

Welcome to SPACES' 2020 Annual Benefit
hosted by Cassie Harner
12:00-1:00 PM

Omololou Refilwe Babatunde tru(u)l(iii)
+ SPACES Archives
1:00-2:00 PM

Uno Lady Osmosis Pt. 1
+ SPACES Archives
2:00-3:00 PM

Jacob Koestler Bad Weather
3:00-4:00 PM

Sarah Rose Sharp University of Michigan House Calls
+ SPACES Archives
4:00-5:00 PM

SPACES Honors Joanne Cohen
5:00-6:00 PM

Uno Lady Osmosis Pt. 2
+ Jacob Koestler Sell Me A Cow
6:00-7:00 PM

SPACES Honors Stephen Bivens
+ Celebrates Urgent Art Fund and Satellite Fund Artists
7:00-8:00 PM

Mourning [A] BLKstar BLKstar Secret Tapes
8:00-9:00 PM

Uno Lady Osmosis Pt. 3
+ Bailey Scieszka Trigger Cancel the Warning Culture
9:00-10:00 PM

Telethon and Raffle
10:00-12:00 PM

When & Where

Saturday
November 07, 2020
12:00pm - 11:55pm

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About the Artists

Omololu Babatunde

Omọlólù Refilwe Bàbàtùndé is an educator, african surrealist documentarian, digital griot and blx ecstatix performance artist. A diasporic daughter of blx Southern migration she is in constant practice, reverence and searching for blx sounds in all it’s haptic, visual, sonic, strategic, mobile, logical mutations. Using image, video, prose and sound... Go to Artist Page

Holly Bass

Holly Bass is a multidisciplinary performance and visual artist, writer and director. Her work has been presented at the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Museums, Seattle Art Museum, Art Basel Miami Beach (Project Miami Fair) and South African State Theatre. Her visual art work spans photography, installation, video, and performance. A Cave... Go to Artist Page

Lorena Cruz Santiago

Lorena Cruz Santiago is a Mexican-American artist from Northern California currently based in Detroit, Michigan. She received her BFA in Photography from Sonoma State University in 2016 and her MFA in Photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2019. Cruz Santiago has attended residencies like ACRE (Steuben, WI), Tesselate (Pontiac,... Go to Artist Page

Christa Ebert

Self-trained musician and activist, Christa Ebert, performs as Uno Lady and composes songs with her voice, electronic effect pedals, and unconventional instruments. Her music includes dream-like layers, looping ethereal tones, instruments and beats, knit together into one lush soundscape. Her unique talent has been acknowledged with various awards, including the... Go to Artist Page

Cassie Harner

Cassandra Harner is already familiar with thinking of herself in the third person, performing as alter-egos in music, drag, and comedy. She is a draglesque performer named Dusty Bucket, and a self-absorbed piece of art-work, Kay-T Critiques. She's most recently been awarded Master of Amazement for Ohio Burlypicks 2020. She... Go to Artist Page

Jacob Koestler

Jacob Koestler is an artist and musician fromJohnstown, PA. He holds an MFA from thePhotography and Integrated Media program at OhioUniversity. His practice includes photography, filmand multimedia installation. Koestler also composeslive scores for his videos under the name RuralCarrier, and is a co-founder of Blurry Pictures, acollaborative project that produces... Go to Artist Page

Mourning [A] BLKstar

Mourning [A] BLKstar is a multi-generational, gender and genre non-conforming amalgam of Black Culture dedicated to servicing the stories and songs of the apocalyptic diaspora. Creating songs of both eulogy and revolution, the expansion of 21st century Black consciousness is felt in waves through Ohio’s Mourning [A] BLKstar. A force... Go to Artist Page

Ephraim Nehemiah

Ephraim Nehemiah is a published writer, educator and nationally touring poet who uses call and response, compelling narratives and cultural expression rooted in Black performance art to create a transformative experience. The work explores adds to dialogue around navigating trauma, social injustice, and finding joy within the struggle. Ephraim is... Go to Artist Page

Bailey Scieszka

Bailey Scieszka lives and works in Detroit. She holds a BFA from the Cooper Union in New York City. She has recently shown with Atlanta Contemporary (Atlanta), MOCAD (Detroit), Stems (Brussels), Larrie (New York), Maria Bernheim (Zürich), AALA (Los Angeles), and What Pipeline (Detroit). Her puppet dramas have been performed... Go to Artist Page

Sarah Rose Sharp

Sarah Rose Sharp is a Detroit-based writer, activist, photographer and multimedia artist. She writes about art and culture for Art in America, Hyperallergic, Flash Art, Sculpture Magazine, ArtSlant, Wallpaper, and others. Sarah was named a 2015 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow for Art Criticism and is a 2018 recipient of the Rabkin... Go to Artist Page

Tyler Shaw

Tyler Shaw is an Ohio native. His interests and educational path led him to receive his B.F.A in Design and Master Barber License, both of which heavily impact his approach, authenticity, and expertise. He is exploring how these worlds overlap, and desires to stimulate conversation, elevate experiences, and document the... Go to Artist Page

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