Parts of Speech: Tomeka Reid on Onomatopoeia

Friday, May 17, 2019 6 – 7 pm

220 E. Chicago
Chicago, IL 60611

This event takes place at Stony Island Arts Bank.

Tomeka Reid, a cellist and composer, is concerned with the reception of jazz and improvised music. Toggling between speech and performance, Reid asks who is responsible for assembling and disseminating the history of the music, and how languages and communities of speakers can look backward while moving forward. 

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Image: Parts of Speech contributor Tomeka Reid. Photo: Iztok Zupan. courtesy of the artist and Public Fiction.