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August 13, 2021 - November 12, 2021
12:00pm - 7:00pm
Richards Gallery, Ferst Center for the Arts
$6
Recurring Event
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Traveling While Black

In this 20-minute, 360-degree virtual reality experience, you will sit with African American visitors at the famed Ben’s Chili Bowl in Washington, D.C. as they share a moment of honest discussion, reflecting on their experiences of restricted movement and race relations in the U.S.

Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams’ finely crafted film highlights the urgent need to remember this past, build critical empathy, and facilitate a dialogue about the challenges minority travelers still face today.

The stories told in Traveling While Black offer a multi-generational experience that can be shared by all. After the VR experience, participants will have the opportunity to gather in the lobby to reflect and respond. Please be aware that some of the stories shared include difficult images, language, and slurs experienced by the story tellers.

This event is installed in the Richards Gallery at the Ferst Center for the Arts.

Participants will wear Oculus GO virtual reality headsets that will be cleaned and disinfected between each showing.

Not recommended for children under age 13.

Presented by Georgia Tech Arts in partnership with Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Tickets and more information visit arts.gatech.edu/twb

Ongoing Dates

This event will take place from August 13, 2021 to November 12, 2021.

  • August 13, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 14, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 15, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 18, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 19, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 20, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 21, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 22, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 25, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 26, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 27, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 28, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 29, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 1, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 2, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 3, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 4, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 5, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 8, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 9, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 10, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 11, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 12, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 15, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 16, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 17, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 18, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 19, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 22, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 23, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 24, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 25, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 26, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 29, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 30, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 1, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 2, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 3, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 6, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 7, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 8, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 9, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 10, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 13, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 14, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 15, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 16, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 17, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 20, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 21, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 22, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 23, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 24, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 27, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 28, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 29, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 30, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • October 31, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • November 3, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • November 4, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • November 5, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • November 6, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • November 7, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • November 10, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • November 11, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • November 12, 2021: 12:00pm - 7:00pm

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