Vocal Opacities is a band, a practice, a research container and a collaborative project about collaboration, engaging Black experimental poetics and performance practices centered in music.
Former librarian S*an D. Henry-Smith invites you to an afternoon of live performance @ the library.
What happens when the tools of our study talk back, our fleeting results lead us again to the start? Absorbing us whole, the microscope becomes the microphone, amplifying into multilateral scale.
In this event Metro54 invites poet and artist S*an D. Henry-Smith to host Breathing Room. For this first program, Henry-Smith, alongside fellow poet/artist Dove/Christopher Kirubi, will offer poetry readings at Bar Bario. Together, Kirubi and Henry-Smith will share a conversation on breath, sound, and movement as it relates to their practices.
An exploration of overlapping rhythms across bodies of work and the incidental worlds they unearth. A performance by S*an D. Henry Smith and Alec Mateo. Production and Composition Assistance by Monique Todd.
S*an D. Henry-Smith