Image provided by Amanda Contrada

A Language for Intimacy Public Program

August 7, 2020, 1pm EST
Intimate Exchanges: Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste x Ladi’Sasha Jones
Instagram Live—Abrons x BCA will present a discussion between Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste and Ladi’Sasha Jones on their respective contributions to the exhibition, exploring ideas of intimacy through land-line phone calls and the relationship between Black culture and urban space.

August 14, 2020, all day
Public Assistants Take Over with DonChristian Jones
Via Abrons IG stories
Public Assistants will take over the Abrons instagram channel to give the public a view into the community space as well as giving additional insight into The Politics of Mourning I, the performance piece by DonChristian Jones that generated the stills included in “A Language for Intimacy.”

August 21, 2020, 1pm EST
Intimate Exchanges: Jesse Chun x danilo machado
Instagram Live—Abrons x BCA will present a discussion between Jesse Chun and danilo machado on their respective contributions to the exhibition, hitting on issues around speech, the hegemony of the English language, and the relationship of language to intimacy.