Angel Clark and Bianca Spriggs (#802)
Angel Clark, a photographer and filmmaker, is director of the HIV prevention program at AVOL (AIDS Volunteers) in Lexington. Her photographs have appeared in several publications, including pluck! The Affrilachian Journal of Arts and Culture, the Lexington Herald-Leader, and Kentucky Monthly.
Bianca Spriggs of Lexington, a writer and performance poet, was named one of the Top 30 Performance Poets by TheRoot.com. She is the recipient of a 2013 Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship and a Pushcart Prize nominee. She is the author of the poetry collections Kaffir Lily and How Swallowtails Become Dragons.
In 2011, the Kentucky Foundation for Women awarded a grant to fund the SwallowTale Project, created by Spriggs in partnership with the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association.
"The Thirteen" will feature mixed media memorials by Spriggs and Clark memorializing victims of lynching. It is scheduled to premiere on Jan. 16, 2013, at Transylvania University's Morlan Gallery in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center.
Spriggs and Clark collaborated previously on the film Waterbody, based on a poem of the same name by Spriggs.
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2