In conjunction with the Rendering the Visible conference, on Friday February 9th liquid blackness will host a reception and conversation with Professor Thomas F. DeFrantz about its research project “Figuring Suspension: A Study of Visual Recording Artist Storyboard P,” a study of movement, affect, synchronization, black performance theory and animation. Storyboard’s previous work includes collaborations with Arthur Jafa, Kahlil Joseph, Jay-Z, and Erykah Badu.