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SRR featured in The Guardian

On November 11th, the Guardian posted an article on the Slave Rebellion Reenactment. To read the whole story, go to https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/11/louisiana-slave-rebellion-reenactment-artist-dread-scott Scott hoped from the outset that the piece would represent a transformative experience for all of those taking part. Many participants, like pastor Donald August, came from southern Louisiana and traced their ancestry back to slavery...More Please

SRR featured at NPR

On November 9th, NPR’s national desk published a story on the Slave Rebellion. To read the whole article, go to: https://www.npr.org/2019/11/09/777810796/hundreds-march-in-reenactment-of-a-historic-but-long-forgotten-slave-rebellion Dread Scott wanted to re-imagine a different outcome through a reenactment that pays tribute to the men and women who protested their enslavement. He says they should be viewed as unsung heroes. Leila Fadel,...More Please

The Art Insider reflects on Dread Scott’s Slave Rebellion Reenactment

The Slave Rebellion Reenactment was featured in The Art Insider on November 12, 2019. “Through this event, Dread Scott wanted to start a conversation about slavery and how it is often overlooked in the conversation on racism.”  David Guido Pietroni, Italian music and film producer

Uprisings, Futures, and Freedoms

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 7:30pm Kendall Cram room, Lavin Bernick Center, Tulane Uptown campus A public conversation with Dread Scott, ARC seminar participant Kira Akerman and NOCGS assistant director Denise Frazier that will explore two major works of art that unfold in our river region, Slave Rebellion Reenactment and Hollow Tree. Slave Rebellion Reenactment was...More Please

(Re)presenting History

Wednesday, November 13, 6-8pmUniversity of New Orleans Performing Arts Center – Recital Hall Join us at UNO for (Re)presenting History: Reflections on the 1811 Slave Rebellion & Its Afterlife, a talk with organizers and reenactors Ron Bechet, Gianna Chachere, Karen-Kaia Livers and Dread Scott. Moderated by Lolis Elie.

A Call to Action: Communication Conversation on the Slave Rebellion Reenactment

Wednesday, October 30th, 6pm-8pmLe Musee de F.P.C | Free People of Color Museum 2336 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130 Join us for a conversation with New York based visual & performance artist, Dread Scott about his artistic practice and latest collaborative project, Slave Rebellion Reenactment, a large-scale, community-engaged art performance & film project reimagining...More Please

Hal Clark Show

Dread Scott on the Hal Clark show talking about the Rebellion! https://wyldfm.iheart.com/featured/sunday-journal-with-hal-clark/content/2019-10-18-slave-rebellion-reenactment/

Press Release

Army of the Enslaved
Contact: srrmedia@fenton.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 7, 2019 Large-Scale Performance to Reenact Biggest  Rebellion of Enslaved People in U.S. History Visionary Artist Dread Scott Leads Hundreds of Reenactors Participating In 2-Day, 26-Mile Performance in Louisiana’s River Parishes, Reviving a Story of Resistance, Freedom and Revolutionary Action NEW ORLEANS — On Friday and Saturday November 8th-9th in Louisiana, American artist Dread Scott will examine a significant...More Please