Artists Space

Segue Reading Series: Douglas A. Martin & Dazié Grego- Sykes

Reading
October 24, 2020, 5pm

Saturday, October 24, 5pm
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This reading is presented as part of the Segue Reading Series.

Yellow rectangles with cropped black text are arranged haphardly on a white background. Black text over the top and bottom of the image reads "Dazie Grego-Sykes / Douglas A. Martin," and positioned in the center vertically, black text reads "Segue."
Flyer for Segue Reading Series featuring Dazie Grego-Sykes and Douglas A. Martin. Saturday, October 24, 2020, Artists Space. Artist: Keith Higginbotham [Yellow rectangles with cropped black text are arranged haphardly on a white background. Black text over the top and bottom of the image reads "Dazie Grego-Sykes / Douglas A. Martin," and positioned in the center vertically, black text reads "Segue."]

Douglas A. Martin is the author of Wolf, Branwell: a novel of the Brontë brother, Once You Go Back, They Change The Subject, Your Body Figured, and Acker. His autofiction Outline of My Lover has received a new twentieth anniversary edition and was adapted in part by the Forsythe Company for their live film ballet, Kammer/Kammer.

Dazié Grego-Sykes is an Oakland-based performance artist, educator, author, and activist. He is most known for his two solo plays Am I a Man and Nigga-Roo. He won the Best of SF Fringe Award in 2017 and recently published a collection of poetry titled Black Faggotry which sits alongside his debut spoken-word album Make Me Black.

Program support for Artists Space is provided by The Friends of Artists Space, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, The Cowles Charitable Trust, The Cy Twombly Foundation, The David Teiger Foundation, The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, The New York Community Trust, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, The Stavros Niarchos Foundation, The Willem de Kooning Foundation, The Danielson Foundation, The Fox Aarons Foundation, Herman Goldman Foundation, The Destina Foundation, The Luce Foundation, May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, VIA Art Fund, Arison Arts Foundation, The Chicago Community Fund, The David Rockefeller Fund, The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, The Jill and Peter Kraus Foundation, The Richard Pousette-Dart Foundation.