Art & The Archive, launched Fall 2020, is a conversation series that will explore the role of the archive in the production of art and culture. Featured speakers will include writers, archivists, artists, and researchers who all engage with archives in meaningful ways. Attendees can expect a lively, expansive discussion of how archives unfold in our everyday lives. This conversation series is sponsored by Decker Library at the Maryland Institute College of Art, in collaboration with the Art History Department.
In this conversation — Black Art in the Archives — archivist Jessica Douglas and multidisciplinary artist and healer Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle explore Black and African American arts and culture in the archives. From a diversity of backgrounds, these speakers come together to examine how Black arts and culture has been preserved in the archives and its impact on scholarship and creative practice. For more on the speakers and past events, visit the website. The conversation will take place on March 29, 2022 at the following times: 11 am-12:30 pm PT / 12-1:30 pm MT / 1-2:30 pm CT / 2-3:30 pm ET USA
This 90-minute conversation will take place over Zoom. This event will be recorded and viewable after the event date. Register in advance here: https://mica-edu.zoom.us/