The Unarrival Experiments

Ni’Ja Whitson
June 11–21, 2020

This residency has been postponed to follow University policies that have been put in place in light of new developments related to the coronavirus.

Ni’Ja Whitson is in residence to research and work on The Unarrival Experiments, which is a performance project exploring relationships between astrophysics, cosmology, Blackness, Trans* embodiedness, and premature death. 

Presented By

EMPAC Spring 2020


EMPAC Spring 2020 presentations, residencies, and commissions are made possible by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts; and Vlaamse Gemeenschap, department of Culture, Youth, and Media.