Lonnie Holley, Lafayette Anticipations
Lonnie Holley

Lonnie Holley

Born in the Jim Crow-era in the American South, Lonnie Holley faced a bevy of hardships - abusive foster homes, poverty, abject racism - but found a source of strength through improvisional arts.
Through painting, poetry, sculpture, drawing, performance and sound (as well as advanced technologies of his own construction), Lonnie Holley portrays the black American experience and liberates himself and those around him from the shackles of traumatic history. Late last year he released his first album in five years, MITH, a collection of stream-of-consciousness tracks that touch on the Black Lives Matter movement, Standing Rock and contemporary American politics.
A particularly poignant track from the album, “I Snuck off the Slave Ship,” which was written in reaction to 2016’s presidential election, was the source of inspiration for Holley’s directorial debut of the same name.
Lonnie Holley's film "I Snuck off the Slave Ship" will be screened after the concerts.
First Part : Christopher Paul Stelling
Musical Programmer : Etienne Blanchot
Lafayette Anticipations

Sunday 05 May 2019
from 06 pm to 08 pm

Lonnie Holley, Lafayette Anticipations
Lonnie Holley

28 Apr

Monday11am - 7pm
Wednesday11am - 7pm
Thursday11am - 9pm
Vendredi11am - 9pm
Saturday11am - 7pm
Sunday11am - 7pm