This Ain't That
Byron Johnson, Daniel Hall + Brittany Santiago // Fall 2021
This Ain’t That is a series of monthly shows by Byron Johnson and Daniel Hall, featuring the artwork of Brittany Santiago.
Events take place in Artspace’s Gallery 2 and are FREE, but please register in advance, so that we many anticipate attendance. Please note that masks are required while at Artspace.
September 18 // Kayfabe: Identity and Reality
Byron Johnson and Daniel Hall are Raleigh-based comedians, writers, and producers. During their fall residency at Artspace, Hall and Johnson will produce a three-part series of monthly shows titled, This Ain’t That. Each month, the series explores a new theme and provides a brave space to showcase, and celebrate, a variety of creatives and thinkers whose work lives under the big tent of black identity.
September Theme: Identity, framed with the professional wrestling concept of Kayfabe.
Kayfabe Definition – noun. (in professional wrestling) the fact or convention of presenting staged performances as genuine or authentic.
- Brittany Santiago ( Visual Artist)
A Conversation with Deonte Thomas and Darius Lockhart:
- Deonte Thomas (Public Defender, Wrestling Fan)
- Darius Lockhart (Professional Wrestler)
- Jordan Brasil (Comedian, Short Film Maker)
- Pamela Zabela (Comedian, PhD Student)
- Ampston Hews (Comedian, Producer)
- Kyoju (Producer)
Daniel Hall + Byron Johnson