BAM Lecture: Black Feminist Visuality

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 // 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.


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Geared to an adult audience, but open to all ages

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MOCA's Black Art Matters lecture series highlights Black culture, representation, and history through virtual conversations with leading Black voices in the arts. This month, you can be a part of the conversation with MOCA Curator Ylva Rouse and Dr. Kelli Morgan, who will give her lecture Black Feminist Visuality: African Women Artists and the Female Body. Rouse will host a Q&A with Morgan with time for questions from the audience at the end of the program.  

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Dr. Kelli Morgan is a Professor of the Practice and the inaugural Director of Curatorial Studies at Tufts University. A curator, educator, and social justice activist who specializes in American art and visual culture, her scholarly commitment to the investigation of anti-blackness within those fields has demonstrated how traditional art history and museum practice work specifically to uphold white supremacy.Besides her own curatorial experience, she mentors emerging curators and regularly trains staff at various museums to foster anti-racist approaches in collection building, exhibitions, community engagement, and fundraising. Over the past year, Dr. Morgan has become a leading and influential voice in bolstering anti-racist work in art museums.

This series is sponsored by The Jessie Ball duPont Fund.  

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