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Mendi Lewis Obadike

Why SWEAT?

Archive

2005

Shangri La in New York (Yusef Komunyakaa & Susie Ibarra)

Reading with Jericho Brown (Toi Derricotte)

The Panel as Mixtape (Paul D. Miller @ the Chelsea Art Museum)

You Can't View A Masquerade by Standing in One Place

Yes, We Went Both Nights (Yohimbe Brothers)

Who Was That Masquerading Man? (Lyle Ashton Harris)

2003

4/26 Eating in America

2002

4/20 . . . Taking on the Body: Rhodessa Jones
4/2 Mental Notes I've Been Taking on the Body: Coco Fusco Reading The Incredible Disappearing Woman (in a Startling Hot Pink Jacket)
3/31 Mental Notes I've Been Taking on the Body: Coco Fusco's Work
3/29 Mental Notes I've Been Taking on the Body: Writing vs Speaking
2/08: H*h (In from the Ice)

'01

12/18: Building and the Understory
11/09: Hip-Hop, Queerness, and the Faculty Parking Lot (Or, Get Used to It)
10/28: Patience and Poetry
10/28: Reading Notes: Wanda Coleman
10/23: Power, Form, and Tradition
10/10: Toi Derricotte and Tender
10/3:ZADIE SMITH
9/28 SUTAPA BISWAS
9/22: Black Women Artists' Careers

read Suheir Hammad's "first writing since"

coming soon:
Harryette Mullen and Ray Saunders

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artist links
art organization links

email me: mendi@blacknetart.com