The New Social Environment#615

Brandon Ndife: Shade Tree

Featuring Ndife and Andrew Woolbright


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Brandon Ndife joins Rail contributor Andrew Woolbright for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Miko Revereza.

In this talk

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Brandon Ndife

A portrait of the artist Brandon Ndife
Born in 1991 in Hammon, IN, Brandon Ndife lives and works in New York, NY. He received a BFA from The Cooper Union and an MFA from Bard College. Some of his most recent solo and two-person exhibitions include: MY ZONE, Bureau, New York; Minor twin worlds with Diane Severin Nguyen, Bureau, New York; Ties That Bind, Shoot the Lobster, New York; Just Passin’ Thru, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn; Meanderthal, Species, Atlanta.

Andrew Woolbright

Andrew Woolbright
Artist, curator, and critic Andrew Woolbright is based in Brooklyn, New York, and is an MFA graduate from RISD in painting. Woolbright is the founder and director of the gallery Below Grand located on the Lower East Side in New York. In addition to curating, he is an Editor-at-Large at the Brooklyn Rail. In 2021, Woolbright curated the show Density Betrays Us with Angela Dufresne and Cash Ragona at the Hole; and curated shows at Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center and Hesse Flatow in the summer or 2022. He currently teaches at School of Visual Arts and Pratt Institute and is a 2021-2022 resident at the Sharpe Walentas Studio Program in Dumbo.

The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poetry reading, and we’re fortunate to have Miko Revereza reading.

Miko Revereza

Photo of Miko Revereza
Miko Revereza is an experimental documentary filmmaker and writer. His work examines migration in relation to moving images, interrogating documentation in how they relate to nationhood and documentary. “How does an undocumented documentary filmmaker document themself?” is a central question investigated through his moving images. His works have been exhibited at institutions such as MoMA, The Smithsonian, National Gallery of Art, and Whitechapel Gallery. Revereza was a 2019 Flaherty Seminar featured filmmaker, 2021 Vilcek Prize Winner, recent recipient of Wendy’s Subway Open Reading Period Book Prize and holds an MFA from Bard College.

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