The first screening of Fire in My Belly in reaction to the removal of the video from the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) took place at Transformer in Washington, DC, followed by an artistic action protest Transformer organized with artists in the community. Additionally, Transformer and the Washington DC Jewish Community Center (DCJCC) presented hide/SPEAK, in collaboration with writer & activist Catherine V. Dawson, a conversation with Hide/Seek co-curator David C. Ward to discuss the events that lead up to the Smithsonian’s removal of the video from the exhibition, the events that have unfolded since the video was pulled, the social and political implications of the situation, and how we as a community – in all definitions and configurations of “community” – view this particular moment.

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