The College of Arts, Media and Design is honored to welcome Northeastern Alumnus Terence Nance for our Fall 2023 Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer. Nance will deliver his lecture, titled Liberation(s), Ritual(s), Consciousnes(s) Transformation(s), Dis-individuation(s), Beyond Information, on November 28th at 4:30 PM in the EXP Space. The lecture will touch on the interdisciplinarity of Nance’s recent work, including his forthcoming third season of Random Acts of Flyness on HBO, his recent exhibition SWARM at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and his musical career. The lecture will be followed by a short reception. Space is limited, please RSVP by clicking on the red link.
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Art + Design, the Department of Theatre, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Music and the Center for the Arts at CAMD.
Terence Nance is an Artist, Musician, and Filmmaker born in Dallas, Texas in what was then referred to as the State-Thomas community. Nance wrote, directed, scored, and starred in his first feature film, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically in 2013, was named a Guggenheim Fellow in 2014, and debuted his Peabody award-winning television series Random Acts of Flyness on HBO in the summer of 2018. In the fall of 2018, it was announced that Nance was tapped to write, produce and direct Space Jam: A New Legacy, starring Lebron James, and in 2020 Terence released his first EP, THINGS I NEVER HAD under the name Terence Etc. In 2020 he also partnered with filmmakers Jenn Nkiru, Bradford Young, Nanette Nelms and Mishka Brown to form The Ummah Chroma Creative Partners – a directors collective and production company. This team released KILLING IN THY NAME in collaboration with Rage Against The Machine in January of 2021 In 2022,Terence released both Random Acts of Flyness Program II as well as his debut album, VORTEX. In 2023, Terence’s first solo exhibition, “Swarm,” opened at the ICA Philadelphia