Film Series: NAGB presents “Poetics of the Undercommons”


The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) and LUX Scotland, in partnership with the British Council, invite you to Poetics of the Undercommons, the second installment of their film series, on June 14, at 8:00pm at Fiona’s Theatre, Nassau, Bahamas.

Drawing inspiration from “We Suffer to Remain,” this second screening will showcase four experimental films, including Ayo Akingbade’s Tower XYZ, Ephraim Asili’s Fluid Frontiers, Louis Henderson’s The Sea is History, and Helen Cammock’s There’s a Hole in the Sky. This event is free and open to the public. For more details, visit the NAGB’s website.

Poetics of the Undercommons explores spoken word, poetry and lyrical prose as sites of resistance and liberation, framing the way the voice can embody a space of both individual and collective agency. The programme takes its title from a publication by the poet and scholar Fred Moten, who imagined a ‘poetics of the undercommons’ as not only an aesthetic practice, but also a social poesis – a constant process through which people make one another and the sociality in which they live.

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