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 FORTUNE’S BONES

2 COMPLETED PROJECTS

2009-2015

The UMD Fortune’s Bones Project

University of Maryland - September 2011-April 2012

Performances: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

 February 25 & 26, 2012

The year long exporation of Fortune’s story included the following events:

FORTUNE’S BONES OPENING EVENT - WHO WAS FORTUNE?

A COMMUNITY SING WITH DR. YSAYE M. BARNWELL

PANEL - A QUESTION OF HISTORY AND HUMANITY: WHO SPEAKS FOR FORTUNE

PANEL - THE CONTINUUM: FROM FORTUNE TO HENRIETTA LACKS AD BEYOND

LECTURE - SLAVERY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND - DR. IRA BERLIN

WHAT THE LYRICS OF SPIRITUALS HAVE TOLD US, THEN AND NOW…-DR, YSAYE M.BARNWELL

THE McINTOSH COUNTY SHOUTERS - PERFORMANCE

FORTUNE’S BONES CLOSING EVENT

PRE - PERFORMANCE DISCUSSIONS  - DRS. BARNWELL AND NELSON

Participants were invited to tell their story  and share their thoughts about the questions raised by Fortune’s story and the significance in their lives, in the video booth located in the  Center’s Grand Pavilion.

 

The Fortune's Bones Project – Univ of Maryland

http://www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu/2010/content/engage09/fortunes-bones/blog/index.cfm

Fortune Review: http://www.pgsuite.com/?post_id=141

Fortune online comments:

http://www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu/blog/youre-the-critic/archives/000602.cfm

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The Seattle Fortune’s Bones Project

The Seattle Theater Group and Cultural Pursuits

Seattle, WA - November 2014 - February 2015

Performance: Paramount Theater

Feb. 22, 201

     Project events included the following:

ETHICS AND HUMAN REMAINS - LECTURE/DISCUSSION

UPLIFTED - A READING - SELECTIONS OF BLACK LITERATURE  

A COMMUNITY SING WITH DR. YSAYE M. BARNWELL

EVA ABRAMS / RAINWATER -   A ONE WOMAN PERFORMANCE

“UNTIL THE WELL RUNS DRY” - FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

FORTUNE’S BONES - BOOK SIGNING

 

Fortunes Bones to Sing in Seattle:  http://www.cityartsonline.com/articles/fortune%E2%80%99s-bones-sing-seattle

CONTACT DR. BARNWELL

EMAIL: YMBFORTUNE@GMAIL.COM      

MAIL: FORTUNE’S BONES PROJECT P. O. BOX 32164 WASHINGTON, DC 20007