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Conversation: Greg Tate and Cauleen Smith

October 12, 2017
6:00PM7:00PM
Fullerton Hall
Free with museum admission, ticket required*

Writer and musician Greg Tate and artist Cauleen Smith lead a multimedia listening party in response to the exhibition Cauleen Smith: Human 3.0 Reading List.

*Museum admission is free for Illinois residents every Thursday, 5:00–8:00—including during this event.


About the Artist

Greg Tate has been a leading voice on contemporary Black music, art, literature, film, and politics since launching his career at the Village Voice in the early 1980s. Through his signature mix of vernacular poetics and cultural criticism, Tate elucidates how race, gender, and class shape popular culture and why visionary Black aesthetics, philosophies, and politics help define 21st-century America. He is also a musician, leading the conducted improvisation ensemble Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber.