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Annette Daniels Taylor in conversation with Deputy Director Joe Lin-Hill on February 23, 2020. Works by Rodney Taylor are in the background. Photograph by Tom Loonan.

Gallery Talk: Annette Daniels Taylor

Sunday, February 23, 2020 ● 2:30 pm

FREE with Pay-What-You-Wish admission
Albright-Knox Northland

Join artist, writer, poet, and performer Annette Daniels Taylor and Deputy Director Joe Lin-Hill for a conversation about Buffalo artist Rodney Taylor, including his work in Open House: Domestic Thresholds by Heather Hart, Edra Soto, and Rodney Taylor.

About the Speaker

Annette Daniels Taylor is a poet, artist, and storyteller interested in American public history; her practice includes performance, poetry, video, sound, and vocals. She is the author of the poetry chapbooks Street Pharmacist and other poetic tales and Hush now . . . poems to read aloud. Her debut YA novel Dreams on Fire is a poetic urban teenage journey written in verse and her play A Little Bit of Paradise won the 2008 Artie Award for Outstanding New Play. Daniels Taylor is a 2018–19 New York State Public Humanities fellow; a 2016–18 Arthur A. Schomburg fellow with the Department of Media Study, SUNY University at Buffalo alum; a three-time NYSCA-awarded artist; a Pink Door Poetry alum; and a lead teaching artist with Young Audiences of WNY's Underground Railroad in Western New York Residency. A native of Staten Island, New York, with roots in North Carolina and South Carolina, Daniels Taylor's storytelling practice reminds audiences of forgotten histories.

Open House Events

This event is presented on the occasion of Open House: Domestic Thresholds by Heather Hart, Edra Soto, and Rodney Taylor, which features projects that explore how people build connections to others both inside and outside the walls of those structures we call home. Throughout the course of the exhibition, join us at Albright-Knox Northland for related performances, workshops, and special events.

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