Photo: Lindy Drew
Photo: Lindy Drew

Free, Public, Talks

Critical Conversations: Art and the Black Body

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

The panel features Lyndon Barrois Jr., artist and Museum Educator at CAM; Vanity Gee, educator, musician, and Director of Community Programs and Grand Center Operations at Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design; Kahlil Irving, artist and MFA student at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University; Danielle and Kevin McCoy, interdisciplinary design duo WORK/PLAY; Katherine Simone Reynolds, artist, theunsuspended.com; MK Stallings, poet and founder of UrbArts; and 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.

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