Speaker - Duane Deterville

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An Oakland, CA resident, Duane Deterville, founder of the Sankofa Cultural Institute, is coauthor of the book Black Artists in Oakland. Deterville is a visual artist, writer and co-founder of Sankofa Cultural Institute. Duane has lived in Oakland, California since 1979. A graduate of California College of Arts and Crafts (Class of 1982) he has participated in the thriving Oakland arts scene. As Director of Sankofa Cultural Institute he has organized three symposiums on the topic of Jazz and served as moderator. The centerpiece of the Sankofa Jazz Symposium Series is in depth discussions with scholars, musicians and writers. The latest symposium entitled The Sacred Jazz Symposium was covered by the San Francisco Chronicle and other media outlets. Duane is currently doing graduate studies at the California College of the Arts in the Visual Criticism program.

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Black Artists in Oakland

09.07.07 | 00:44:20 min | 0 comments