Diasporic Aesthetics: Making Radical Geographies

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Sade Nicholas
Open to: Student

The fourth event of How to Be Your Own Art Historian 2020-21.


Jan 25, 2021 5:00PM – 6:15PM

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Universities, museums, galleries, and markets typically organize collections and art history through European, western understandings of geographic space. This conversation on diasporic aesthetics explores counternarratives and alternative engagements with geography and globality. Artists Sade Alexis and Nicholas D’Ornellas will speak to the aesthetic practices of diaspora, migration, and Caribbean perspective and how art can decolonize the spaces—and imagine the intimacies—between hemispheres and among continents.

When: Monday, January 25, 5:00PM - 6:15PM
Where: Zoom meeting room
Meeting ID: 886 2771 6682
Passcode: 2021

DIASPORIC AESTHETICS: MAKING RADICAL GEOGRAPHIES is the first Spring semester event of How to Be Your Own Art Historian, an online conversation series in the 2020-21 academic year for students interested in experimenting with critical race, ethnic, and diasporic frameworks for creative production. Stay tuned for more events in February and March!

Hosted by Dr. Sue Shon with support from the Teaching and Learning Centre, the Office of Research, and Culture and Community.

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