Portrait of Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, photography by Stu Rosner

Pace Live

A Screening of Vision & Justice: A Convening

Wednesday, May 5 – Sunday, May 9, 2021

As part of our Pace Live program, we will participate in Frieze’s Tribute to the Vision & Justice Project and Founder Sarah Elizabeth Lewis by hosting a series of video screenings from Vision & Justice: A Convening.

Videos will include performances by Amanda Gorman and Carrie Mae Weems; conversations centering on race, culture, and civic space; and interviews between artists and art historians, including Hank Willis Thomas and Cheryl Finley, among other highlights from the convening. This screening is part of a series of initiatives comprising the tribute to the Vision & Justice Project and Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, Associate Professor at Harvard University, as organized by Frieze New York.

The Vision & Justice Project is dedicated to examining art’s central role in understanding the relationship between race and citizenship in the United States.

Event Details

Vision & Justice Video Screenings
May 5 – 9, 2021
510 West 25th Street
New York

How to Attend

Please explore the full program & schedule below.

Wednesday, May 5, Friday, May 7, & Sunday, May 9

Performance by Amanda Gorman

Showtimes: 11 AM & 1:30 PM

Citizenship & Racial Narratives

Featuring Alexandra Bell, Jelani Cobb, Nicole Fleetwood, and Makeda Best
Showtimes: 11:05 AM & 1:35 PM

Originality & Invention

Featuring Carrie Mae Weems, David Adjaye, and Sarah Lewis
Showtimes: 11:50 AM & 2:30 PM

Grace Notes: Reflections for Now

Featuring Carrie Mae Weems, excerpts from Grace Notes: Reflections for Now, which she created to commemorate the Emanuel Nine, Accompanied by Vijay Iyer and Kee-Hyun Kim
Showtimes: 12:30 PM & 3 PM

Thursday, May 6 & Saturday, May 8

Cultural Citizenship

Featuring Wynton Marsalis, Diane Paulus, and President Emerita Drew Gilpin Faust
Showtimes: 11 AM

Race, Culture, and Civic Space

Introduction: Mohsen Mostafavi
Featuring David Adjaye, Theaster Gates, and Sarah Lewis
Showtimes: 11:30 AM

Race, Justice, and the Environment

Introduction: Sarah Lewis
Featuring Chelsea Clinton and Mona Hanna-Attisha
Showtimes: 12:05 PM

Race, Childhood, and Inequality in the Political Realm

Introduction: Claudine Gay
Featuring Robin Bernstein, Yara Shahidi, and Naomi Wadler
Showtimes: 12:35 PM

Hank Willis Thomas Interviewed by Cheryl Finley

Showtimes: 1:25 PM

Turnaround Arts

Introduction: Kimberly Drew
Featuring Damian Woetzel and Melody Barnes
Showtimes: 2 PM

Performance by Joy Buolamwini

Showtimes: 2:30 PM

Race, Technology, and Algorithmic Bias

Featuring Joy Buolamwini, Latanya Sweeney, and Darren Walker
Showtimes: 2:35 PM

Mass Incarceration and Visual Narratives

Introduction: Tommie Shelby
Featuring Bryan Stevenson, Elizabeth Hinton, and Danielle Allen
Showtimes: 3 PM

  • Pace Live — A Screening of Vision & Justice: A Convening, May 5, 2021