A conversation between artist Terence Price II and curator Adeze Wilford in conjunction with the closing of Terence Price II: Dancing in the Absence of Pain.
The discussion will expand upon the family relationships at the core of Price II’s show. It be followed by a fish fry reception hosted by The BLCK Family with DJ set by Spinelli.
Adeze Wilford is the curatorial assistant at The Shed. She was an inaugural joint curatorial fellow at The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Museum of Modern Art. In 2017 she curated Excerpt addressing artists who used text to challenge dominant historical narratives at the Studio Museum and Black Intimacy a film series at MoMA exploring black love and intimate relationships through the lens of politics. Other curatorial projects include Harlem Postcards F/W 2016/2017 and Color in Shadows the 2016 Expanding The Walls exhibition at Studio Museum. Prior to this Adeze was the Public Programs and Community Engagement assistant at the Studio Museum. She graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Art History and African-American Studies.
Terence Price II was born in Carol City Florida. He documents the effects of gentrification and structural inequities by capturing his own neighborhoods, showing real people living through moments of joy, stress and social strife. His film “Summer Before Spring’s End” comments on the alarming rates of black youth dying by gun violence, and received the Audience Choice Award at FilmGate Miami’s festival. Price has shown his work in Miami, New York and Chicago