Sit + Chat with Dasan Ahanu

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

September 14

Sit + Chat with Dasan Ahanu

Join us for a series of conversations with local thinkers and doers as they engage with photographs from Southbound through discussions that impact our lives.

Dasan Ahanu is a artist, educator, scholar and community organizer born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. In addition to performing across the country, Dasan has hosted or coordinated many Poetry, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Cultural Arts events. Working as an organizer around such issues as literacy, social injustice, workers rights, domestic violence and sexual assault, he has assisted institutions and organizations in coordinating programming, trainings, and art based projects intended to engage the community.

The Sit + Chat is part of the programming for "Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South" on view at the Power Plant Gallery September 6-December 21, 2019. For more information on the exhibit visit: This series is held in collaboration with Be Connected, a community initiative connecting audiences, addressing disparities, fostering equity, and bridging understanding through the arts, culture, music, and politics.

Event Speaker: 
Dasan Ahanu
Event Location: 
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Power Plant Gallery
Event Contact: 
Kelly, Caitlin
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Event Co-Sponsors: 
Center for Documentary Studies (CDS),Forum for Scholars and Publics,Master of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts (MFAEDA)