What Does A Harm Free Zone Feel Like? Part I
Friday, April 12, 2019
Join us on Friday, April 12 from 6:00-9:00pm for Mutual Aid Project's performance of What Does A Harm Free Zone Feel Like? Part I, a music suite which explores the Four Pillars of Critical Resistance’s Harm Free Zone Framework (Prevention, Intervention, Transformation, Reparation). The suite consists of individual solos, parallel solos, collective improvisation and a recitation, and will be followed by a conversation with labor archivist Tanya Hollis.
This event is a part of Music Research Strategies’ Performing Political Education: Fighting Formations, a residency program inspired by the work of prison abolitionist organization Critical Resistance and their working framework of a “Harm Free Zone”, the historical process of building community autonomy and self-determination in the struggle to abolish the prison industrial complex, and to transform our ways of treating each other. The project will feature performances by Mutual Aid Project – Marshall Trammell (percussion), Tracy Hui (banjo and electronics), Nick Obando (alto saxophone and electronics) – with guest musicians and other collaborators. It will explore collaboration, improvisation and making music together as a methodology for transforming our ways of being together and creating an emergent community-accountability framework.