Bee Boy

May 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
MIT Stata Center
32 Vassar Street
MA 02139

Original Facebook event here

“come celebrate
with me that everyday
something has tried to kill me
and has failed”
—Lucille Clifton

Bee Boy is an artistic response to violence in our times. Inspired by the destruction of human lives by institutional injustice, murder, oppression, incarceration and the parallel destruction of the environment, the disappearance of bees (bee colony collapse disorder).

Bee Boy is a meditation on struggle and change in a world of chaos. It reflects on the emotional toil it takes to turn hate to love.

Join the creators of this original new work as they share the beginning stages of the project’s development – the unveiling of a new instrument prototype, soul songs about the end of our world, words and food, in conversation with greater Boston/Cambridge community activists and MIT researchers.

Community participants include: Brandon G Green, Catherine T. Morris (BAMS Fest), DS4SI: Design Studio for Social Intervention, Marsha Parrilla (Danza Orgánica), Ashley Rose, James Ramsey, Thabiti Brown (Codman Academy Charter Public School), Erin Kay Anderson, Nia Evans (Boston Ujima Project) and Cliff Notez (Hip Story).

Bee Boy is free and open to the public.