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Artist-in-Residence Salon: Reading As Black As Resistance with Zoé Samudzi

  • Ashara Ekundayo Gallery 480 23rd Street Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

Artist-in-residence Zoé Samudzi will be reading from her book "As Black as Resistance" (co-authored with William C. Anderson) as one of the events associated with the show "Particular Relativity: As the Universe, So the Soul" (June 1-August 3) and a series of salon discussions. This salon will engage the values of Black feminist anarchism as and within both a political and artistic framework.

“As Black as Resistance is an urgently needed book . . . a call to action through an embrace of the anarchy of blackness as a recognition and a refusal of the deathly logics of liberalism and consumption. In the face of the ever expanding carceral state, levels of inequality, environmental degradation, and resurgent fascism, this book offers a map to imagining the liberated futures that we can and must and do make.” —Christina Sharpe, author of In the Wake: On Blackness and Being

Zoé Samudzi  is a writer and doctoral student in Medical Sociology at the University of California, San Francisco. Find her at

Earlier Event: June 21
Cultural Connections Panel