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Join The Watermill Center for an intimate conversation with writer and artist, Afua Ansong!

About this event

Viewpoints is The Watermill Center’s year-round conversation series, granting artists and art enthusiasts the opportunity to gather and discuss creative themes vital to the contemporary moment. Hosted at both its East End campus and online, Viewpoints engages with the community through intriguing dialogue, artist talks, and lectures that span across disciplines.

Viewpoints will feature a reading of the artist’s work, followed by a guided conversation and Q&A.

For this virtual event, all attendees will receive a Zoom link the morning of the event via email. Viewpoints will be recorded and made available for viewing the following week.

About The Artist

Afua Ansong is Ghanaian American writer, artist, and scholar. Her work interrogates the challenges of the African immigrant in the United States, exploring themes of transition, citizenship, and blackness. She recently completed her MFA in Creative Writing & Literature at Stony Brook University, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in English Literature at the University of Rhode Island. Her chapbook American Mercy is with Finishing Line Press and her other works can be seen in Prairie Schooner, Frontier, Newfound and elsewhere. Afua was a 2019 Artist-in-Residence at The Watermill Center.

Additional Information

This virtual event will have live-captioning. The Watermill Center is committed to providing accessible programs and services for all patrons and artists with disabilities. For further information about any accessibility issues or needs, please email us at [email protected]

photo copyright Maria Baranova Suzuki

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