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13 - Jun
(Nearby Event: Arts & Theater)
Where:Atlanta Contemporary, 535 Means Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30318
Join us for Discrit:Talks, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture. A cross-section of meme artists working in and around Atlanta and New York reflect upon memes and their role in contemporary culture. The event is comprised of a panel of prominent meme artists and moderated by Dr. André Brock, followed by a meme-making workshop led by Cindie Fang and Fatima Khan. Featured Artists: Fatima Khan (@djinn_kazama) Cynthia Fang (@males_are_cancelled) Cory Jensen (@coryintheabyss) John Truly (@jazzcabbage) This event runs in conjunction with Contemporary Cocktails. Grab a finely-crafted cocktail from our Mixologist-in-Residence,  peruse the curated selection of artist made goods in our SHOP, and meander through our current exhibitions on view. Parking is free in the lot at Bankhead & Means streets. You can access the lot via Bankhead Avenue and proceed past the parking attendant booth. Discrit Discrit ("critical discourse" / "discourse critique") is an initiative of public knowledge-sharing and discussion. Spanning lectures, seminar-style discussions, critiques, and screenings, Discrit provides the public with programming dedicated to explorations of contemporary art and culture and free, university-quality art education. Discrit is Joey Molina and Chris Fernald. Joey Molina Joey Molina is a multi-disciplinary artist and scholar working between video, installation, and collage. Their work examines performances of gender and sexuality, with a particular focus on how such phenomena shape and are shaped by trauma. Chris Fernald Chris Fernald is an artist, musician, and curator living in Atlanta. His work has been exhibited in group shows in New York and Mexico City, and his poetry and art criticism have seen publication in both Canada and the US. 
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