Blacklandia Virtual Discussion: Black Panther - Wakanda Forever with Lisa Henry
**Please view the film "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" in advance of the discussion. It is showing citywide, but closes January 26.**
This program will be a community discussion and an opportunity to consider some of the main themes of the film "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. " Topics include Afro-futurism, pop-culture, Black exceptionalism, commemoration and grief. There will also be time for participants to respond to select writing prompts and to share their work.
Lisa Henry, is a curator based in Riverside, California. Henry has been a guest curator for institutions on both the east and west coasts. She has also worked with Riverside Art Museum on several projects including the exhibitions Brenna Youngblood: Lavender Rainbow, Sheila Pree Bright: #1960Now, and June Edmonds: Rhythmic Inquisions. Henry is on the steering committee for the Blacklandia Event Series and has led workshops including “June Edmonds and the Legacy of the American Abstract Painting” which she co-taught with art historian Richard Allen May III.
The Riverside Art Museum strives to integrate art into the lives of people in a way that
engages, inspires, and builds community by presenting thought-provoking exhibits and
providing quality art classes that instill a lifelong love of the arts.