Arthur Jafa speaks at off-site space for MOCAD Thursday

Michael H. Hodges
Detroit News Fine Arts Writer

Cinematographer Arthur Jafa, who’s collaborated with heavyweights from Stanley Kubrick to Spike Lee to Beyoncé, will speak Thursday at 1086 Bellevue in Detroit from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The offsite exhibition space will be the setting for screenings of his video “Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death” Fridays from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturdays noon - 5 p.m. through Oct. 22.

Jafa’s most recent film is the 2014 “Dreams Are Colder Than Death.”

Thursday’s reception, sponsored by MOCAD, is free. The evening will also include family-style dinner, DJs and drinks. Call (313) 832-6622 for more information.