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Symposium: We Wanted a Revolution

April 21

Free with Museum admission

11:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

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


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