Online Event: Ancestors at Play: Audacity and Visibility in The Queer Black Archive

Online Event: Ancestors at Play: Audacity and Visibility in The Queer Black Archive

When

04/22/2021    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Where

Online Event
Online, New Jersey, New Jersey
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Online Event: Ancestors at Play: Audacity and Visibility in The Queer Black Archive

April 22, 2021 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM EST

Join artist and archivist Alanna Fields, artist and historian Noelle Lorraine Williams, and poet and writer Naomi Extra for a dynamic conversation about Black representation in art and how Black queer representation has been historically obscured. Moderated by professor Beryl Satter, co-founder of Queer Newark Oral History Project.

Alanna Fields is a 2020 Lynn and John Kearney Fellow for Equity at Gallery Aferro, and as a culmination of that award, Aferro is working with the Queer Newark Oral History Project and the Departments of African American and African Studies and History at Rutgers University-Newark to offer public engagement with her research and artmaking.

The Fellowship is one of several fully-funded opportunities for artists available in Gallery Aferro’s workspace residency program, and supports women artists of color at any age, to advance gender-based, racial, and economic justice.

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