A writer and sound artist, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author of "TwERK" (Belladonna, 2013) and "Village" (Coffee House, 2023). Diggs has presented and performed at California Institute of Arts, El Museo del Barrio, the Museum of Modern Art and Walker Art Center and at festivals including: Explore the North Festival, Leeuwarden, Netherlands; Hekayeh Festival, Abu Dhabi; International Poetry Festival of Copenhagen; Ocean Space, Venice; International Poetry Festival of Romania; Question of Will, Slovakia; Poesiefestival, Berlin; and the 2015 Venice Biennale.
As an independent curator, artistic director and producer, Diggs has presented events for BAMCafé, Black Rock Coalition, El Museo del Barrio, Lincoln Center Out of Doors and the David Rubenstein Atrium. Diggs has received a 2020 C.D. Wright Award for Poetry from the Foundation of Contemporary Art, a Whiting Award (2016) and a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship (2015), as well as grants and fellowships for the Howard Foundation, Cave Canem, Creative Capital, New York Foundation for the Arts, and the U.S.-Japan Friendship Commission, among others.
Please join us in Community Foundation Theater that is located in Gund Gallery on Wednesday, March 22, at 5 p.m.