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Symposium: We Wanted a Revolution
April 21 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm| Free with Museum admission
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
This daylong symposium features four panels on black revolutionary art practices, including talks and performances by artists in the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 and related scholars. Participants include Catherine Morris and Rujeko Hockley, co-curators of the exhibition; Aruna D’Souza, art historian and critic; Kellie Jones, Associate Professor of Art History and Archaeology at the Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University; and Uri McMillan, Associate Professor of English at UCLA.
Free with Museum admission, but RSVP required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-we-wanted-a-revolution-tickets-33343166308
For more information, email us at WeWAR@brooklynmuseum.org.
Image caption/credit: Jan van Raay (American, born 1942). Faith Ringgold (right) and Michele Wallace (middle) at Art Workers Coalition Protest, Whitney Museum, 1971. Digital C-print. Courtesy of Jan van Raay, Portland, OR, 305-37. © Jan van Raay