Black One Shot: Art Criticism in the Time of Pandemics and Insurrections
Saturday, Sept. 12 | 6-7 p.m. | Zoom Link: Coming Soon!
Join us for an evening of reflection on the power of black art and criticism in our current moment. This conversation between the editors of Black One Shot features Whitman College’s Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Culture Studies Lisa Uddin and Michael Boyce Gillespie, associate professor of film at City College of New York and the Graduate Center (CCNY). Black One Shot is an ongoing online art criticism series that commits to the art of blackness.
Advanced Recommended Reading
- Glenville / Allyson Nadia Field
- Rebirth Is Necessary / Christina Knight
- In My Feelings / Jasmine Elizabeth Johnson
- Sitting on a Man’s Head / Tina Campt
Michael Boyce Gillespie is the author of “Film Blackness: American Cinema and the Idea of Black Film” (Duke University Press, 2016). His recent work has appeared in Black Light: A Retrospective of International Black Cinema, Flash Art, Unwatchable, and Film Quarterly. He teaches at the City College of New York and the Graduate Center (CCNY).
Lisa Uddin is author of “Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto” (University of Minnesota Press, 2015), and has recent writing in the volume Race and Modern Architecture: A Critical History from the Enlightenment to the Present (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020), ASAP/J, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Postmodern Culture.
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