On December 10, 2015, the Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center and the National Black Theater held Open Season 2015, a Human Rights Day event about women and girls in a culture of confinement. This evening of art, conversation and performance featured contributions from Nina Angela Mercer, Ebony Noelle Golden, Aimee Meredith Cox, and other top artists, cultural workers and scholars. Click here for a full list of Open Season 2015 presenters and their bios.
Additional support was provided by: The Studio Museum in Harlem, Angela's Pulse, Dancing While Black, the International Center of Photography, and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Thanks also to A. Nia Austin-Edwards for chronicling the event via Storify.
Videography: Victor Bautista, the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics