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Mar 6, 2019
Mar 6, 2019
segal theatre

Photo by Rashayla Marie Brown

Wednesday 6 | 7:45pm | Shorts Block | Segal Theatre

US, 2013 | 3 mins | directed by Rashayla Marie Brown

Puro Teatro is a short film using the aesthetics of an opening scene for title credits and
Afro-syncretic religious rituals using a soundtrack by the Cuban singer La Lupe.

Photos by Nathan Keay

Artist-scholar Rashayla Marie Brown manages an “undisciplinary”
studio practice through photography, performance, writing,
installation, and video. A lifelong nomad who moved 24 times, she
began her practice as a poet in London. An Artadia and Franklin
Furnace grantee, RMB has presented work internationally at Tate
Modern, London; Krabbesholm Højskole, Copenhagen; Turbine Hall,
Johannesburg; and in commissions at Bemis Contemporary, Omaha;
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of the African
Diaspora, San Francisco; Rhodes College, Memphis; among others.
She holds degrees from Northwestern University, the School of the
Art Institute of Chicago, and Yale University.