At The Museum - Spades: Come Learn, Come Play. A Game Night in Celebration of Pur·suit Hosted by Artist Naima Green and Britni Lonesome
At The Museum - Spades: Come Learn, Come Play. A Game Night in Celebration of Pur·suit Hosted by Artist Naima Green and Britni LonesomeOct 10 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, 2020
Join friends Naima Green and Britni Lonesome for a salon-style discussion in Veronika around collective experiences with card playing and games using Green’s Pur·suit deck. Pur·suit is a 54-card poker deck by artist Green features portraits of queer womxn, trans, non-binary, and gender-nonconforming people featured in Naima Green’s Brief & Drenching exhibition. After the discussion, the room will be reset for Game Night where Naima and Britni will teach a lesson on how to play spades.
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Pur·suit-detail, Naima Green, 2019, Image by Megan Madden
Britni Lonesome thoughtfully merges her tenures in big tech, energy work, and various forms of art to help fellow creatives, small companies, and Fortune 500s design authentic, people-centered experiences. Her life’s mission is to scale love and build digital and physical safe spaces where people can connect with their truth and remember how powerful they are. Britni holds so much love and pride for her home city of Baltimore, where she grew up playing basketball and dancing in the streets. It is also where she earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a tech-MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Based wherever her soul leads, Britni travels the world bringing and finding a little bit of home wherever she goes.
Naima Green is an artist and educator currently living between Brooklyn, NY and Mexico City, Mexico. She holds an MFA in Photography from ICP–Bard, an MA from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a BA from Barnard College. Her work has been featured in exhibitions at the Smart Museum of Art, MASS MoCA, International Center of Photography, Houston Center for Photography, Bronx Museum, BRIC, ltd los angeles, Gallery 102, Gracie Mansion Conservancy, Shoot the Lobster, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and Arsenal Gallery. Green has been an artist-in-residence at Mass MoCA, Pocoapoco, Bronx Museum, Vermont Studio Center, and is a recipient of the Myers Art Prize at Columbia University. Her work is in the collections of MoMA Library, the International Center of Photography Library, Decker Library at MICA, National Gallery of Art, Teachers College, Columbia University, and the Barnard College Library.
Untitled, 2017 Naima Green