Derica Shields
writer & programmer

    Appearances


2019


Programmer + Intro: screening of Douvan Jou Ka Levé dir. Gessica Généus, followed by panel with Pavan Bivigou, Kareem Reid & Alinta Sara, South by South at South London Gallery, London

Moderator: post-screening panel with Liz Johnson Artur, Adam Farah, Deborah Findlater & Josiane Pozi, South London Gallery x Peckhamplex, London 

Introduction: Welcome II the Terrordome, part of Triple Canopy’s film series On ResentmentBAM, New York  

Reading and conversation with Hannah Black for Beginning, End, None, Performance Space, New York



2018


Moderator: artist converstaion with Joy Gregory, Rhea Dillon, Ronan McKenzie & Liz Johnson Artur, Blank 100, London

Co-facilitator with Thick/er Black Lines: “Learning to Resist: Black Women and Education,” for Heart of the Race reading group, Tate Exchange, London

Panelist: How to Publish for a Revolution: Black Publishing Then & Now, Somerset House, London

Talk: Technologies of Certain Bodies, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam






2017


Interviewed for Filthy Mouth, Dirty Politics radio, Read My World Festival, Amsterdam

A Conversation with Hudda Khaireh for Hannah Black’s Some Context, Chisenhale Gallery, London

Reading: Out of Stories: Poetry, Politics & Praxis, Hunter College Art Galleries, NY

Presentation:
“Black Fashioning/Dancehall Futures,” Side Room, Amsterdam



2016


Presentation: “Black Flora,” for Technology Now: Blackness on the Internet, ICA, London

Panelist: Presence & Erasure in Contemporary Black Writing,
The New School, NY


Reading: An evening of readings, screenings & potions with Hannah Black, Jack Gross, Sondra Perry and Jesse Darling,
Manila Institute, NY



2015




Interviewed for exhibition by Lonely Londoners, X-ing the Black Atlantic, Photofusion, London

Panelist, Afrofuturism: Narrative as Technology, New School, NY

Panelist, Exploring Afrofuturism, BAM, NY


2014



Presentation: “Black Women Cyborgs in 1990s Music Videos,” Rhizome & ICA, London

Presentation: “Face Me, I Face You,” The New Inquiry’s live June Issue, The Kitchen, NY

Panelist: Blackness and Beauty, University of the Arts, London



2013


Panelist: Contemporary Colonialisms, CCA, Glasgow

Moderator: “African Filmmaking in the Digital Era” New York African Film Festival, NY

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