Presented by Senghor Reid
The Aquatic Messaging System is a series of interactive performances that combines dance, music and visual art to educate people about the importance of hydrating the body with clean water. Through movement, sound and graphic messaging tools, the audience will gain strategies for drinking more water and making it an essential part of their daily living.
About the Artist
Senghor Reid explores the interactions between the human body and the environment, creating visual representations of dreams, memories and traces of human contact with nature. Reid earned a BFA from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI); a Masters of Teaching in Art Education from Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) and attended the internationally recognized Marathon Program at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture (NY, NY). He is currently an Artist-in-Residence at the Cranbrook Schools (Bloomfield Hills, MI) and is a National Board Certified Visual Arts Educator. He has received many awards including the Kresge Foundation’s Kresge Arts in Detroit Visual Artist Fellowship and the prestigious Governor’s Award for Emerging Artist (Michigan). Reid’s work has been exhibited in the U.S. and abroad in galleries and museums including the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Kentler International Drawing Space in New York, St. Catharine Museum in Canada and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York. His work is in private, public and corporate art collections.