Abigail DeVille’s new performance, WAKE UP: Liberation Call at Dawn, calls citizens to attention on the National Mall at sunrise on October 15, 2021. Through a procession rooted in drumming, the artist references various cries of protest and action throughout American history.
The performance will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, October 15, and last approximately 45 minutes.
Abigail DeVille’s sculpture Light of Freedom (2020) will be displayed in the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden from October 15, 2021 to April 17, 2022.
For more information, visit https://hirshhorn.si.edu/event/wake-up-liberation-call-at-dawn/.
Image: Abigail DeVille with her Light of Freedom, 2020. Welded Steel, cabling, rusted metal ball, painted mannequin arms, painted metal scaffolding, wood. 156 x 96 x 96 inches. Collection the artist, courtesy the artist. ©2020 Abigail Deville. The exhibition was organized by Madison Park Conservancy, New York, and was on view from October 27, 2020 through January 31, 2021. Photograph by Tonje Thilesen.