Jason Moran, STAGED: Savoy Ballroom 1, 2015. Mixed media and sound. 120 x 216 x 120 inches (304.8 x 548.6 x 304.8 cm). Courtesy the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York. Photo by Farzad Owrang. © Jason Moran
Ten years ago, Jason Moran created the soundtrack for Glenn Ligon’s The Death of Tom, an abstractionist recreation of the final scene of the 1903 silent film Uncle Tom’s Cabin, based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Join the artists in revisiting this important collaboration with a screening and live performance, and hear more about Moran’s expansive creative practice and his first touring exhibition in a conversation led by Ligon.