July Events at the Overture Center

Captured is a series of photographs taken of youth inside the Dane County Juvenile Detention Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The series hopes to expose the general community to what life is like for incarcerated youth in Dane County—including LGBTQ+ youth of color—while at the same time creating a visual narrative that documents and humanizes what racial disparity looks like in present-day Dane County. The photographs were taken by artist Amber Sowards in collaboration with Ali Muldrow of GSAFE’s New Narrative Project, and will be on display from June 13 through September 3 with a series of free public events in July. This exhibition is made possible by GSAFE, Justified Art!, and the Overture Center.

Captured will be on view Tuesday, June 13 – Sat, Sep 3, 2017 in the Overture Center’s Gallery II on the second floor. Related programming is free, open, and accessible to the public:

Exhibition Reception: Friday, July 14, 6-8pm | Promenade Lounge
Panel Discussion: Wednesday, July 26, 6:30-8pm | Promenade Hall
Screening of 13TH: Wednesday, July 19, 6:30-8:30pm | Promenade Hall

Captured Overture Flyer_Summer 2017

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“Some of the boys used the expression ‘No Homo’ when playing a game and I immediately talked to them about what that phrase means and how it is offensive. GSAFE’s training prepared me to intervene in that moment.”

After school program staff