• IRL Author Talk: Mo'Lasses with Viktor Givens - March 6 @ 6 PM CST

IRL Author Talk: Mo'Lasses with Viktor Givens - March 6 @ 6 PM CST

Celebrate Viktor Given's book, Mo'Lasses: Ancestral (Re)Memories, Myth 'nd Lore!

EVENT DEETS

When: Wednesday, March 6 @ 6:00 PM CST

Where: Kindred Stories' Reading Garden 

How: RSVP to let us know that you will be present

ABOUT THE BOOK

There is magic, reverence and mystery in the spaces, objects and writings of Viktor le. Givens a multi-modal performance artist, whose practice centers around the gathering and arrangement of ancestral objects to re-contextualize the seemingly mundane into the spectacularly sacred. Part ritual ‘nd part prose performance score this book is written to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to (re)reading, (re)sounding, (re)imagining ‘nd (re)staging memories ‘nd pathologies of his Afro-southern-ancestors…  The work takes us on a lucid journey of  self discovery and cultural reawakening after a young man inherits a mysterious  box of objects following the passing of his grandfather in East Texas. Through recipes, flash fictions, images and  poetry  the audience is invited to reinterpret the sweet complexities of Blackness, the  memories, the objects and rituals discovered on his journey. 

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