The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
The Black Boy and the Tree. 2016. USA. Directed by Shikeith Cathey. Courtesy of the artist

In conjunction with the film series Black Intimacy, artist Shikeith Cathey presents his experimental documentary #blackmendream (2014), followed by The Black Boy and the Tree (2016) and the premiere of his newest short film, A Drop of Sun Under the Earth (2017). Cathey will be joined by poet Rickey Laurentiis for a discussion of vulnerability and notions of black masculinity, and alternative means of defining and speaking about the self.

    This film accompanies Modern Mondays, and Black Intimacy.