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Critical Conversations: Art and the Black Body

Sep 22, 2016, 7:00pm

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Kelley Walker, schema; Aquafresh plus Crest with Whitening Expressions (Kelis), 2006. CD Rom with color poster, dimensions variable. Private collection, New York.

Kelley Walker, schema; Aquafresh plus Crest with Whitening Expressions (Kelis), 2006. CD Rom with color poster, dimensions variable. Private collection, New York.

Critical Conversations: Art and the Black Body

Thursday, September 22, 7:00 pm

Free.
 

Using Kelley Walker’s series schema; Aquafresh plus Crest with Whitening Expressions as a point of departure, this panel discussion will examine imagery and representations of the black body in contemporary art and culture.

The panel features Rebecca Wanzo, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Associate Director of Center for Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis; Olubukola Gbádége┼čin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of African-American Studies at Saint Louis University; Katherine Simone Reynolds, Photographer, theunsuspended.com; and Lyndon Barrois Jr., artist and Museum Educator at CAM.

This program is presented in partnership with Critical Mass for the Visual Arts.