Antagonisms: A Gathering

How do we process conflicts and friction amongst close allies? And in discussion and debate, are antagonism and disagreement crucial to creating revolutionary transformation? These questions serve as the starting point for this gathering of artists, performers, scholars, and theorists in an evocative examination of the poetics of disagreement.

Led by playwright and poet Claudia Rankine, this symposium is punctuated with performances, panels, investigations of group dynamics, as well as imagined conversations between revolutionary thinkers. Participants include renowned postcolonial theorist Homi Bhabha, acclaimed cultural historian Saidiya Hartman, and Guggenheim fellow and choreographer Shamel Pitts.


Making Space at the Armory is supported, in part, with public funds provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

Photo: Stephanie Berger Photography

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June 1, 2024

Saturday, June 1, 1:00pm–7:00pm

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