Ni'Ja Whitson in a blue sweatshirt with a led light rope wrapped around their shoulders and in their mouth

The Unarrival Experiments

Ni’Ja Whitson
June 11–21, 2020

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

Main Image: Ni'Ja Whitson, Courtesy the artist. Photo: Maria Baranova.

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.