Harlem and the Kamoinge Workshop ~ February 3rd


Anthony Barboza (b. 1944), Kamoinge Members, 1973. Gelatin silver print: sheet, 13 15/16 × 11 1/16 in. (35.4 × 28.1 cm); image, 9 13/16 × 10 in. (24.9 × 25.4 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Jack E. Chachkes Endowed Purchase Fund 2020.55. © Anthony Barboza

As part of The Whitney Museum of American Art current exhibition, Working Together: The Photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop, the online event, Harlem and the Kamoinge Workshop, The Whitney will hold a number of online events including Harlem and the Kamoinge Workshop on February 3rd. This exhibition at The Whitney is on view to March 28, 2021.

Harlem and the Kamoinge Workshop,  Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 7 pm
Presented in partnership with Aperture

Artists Anthony Barboza, C. Daniel Dawson, and Shawn Walker discuss the importance of Harlem in the development of their work and as the ground for the Kamoinge Workshop.

In sharing their individual practices, they will reflect on Kamoinge’s role in the Black Arts movement as well as their efforts to preserve and share this history in their work.

Moderated by Tanisha Ford, writer, cultural critic and professor of history at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Ford is also a co-founder of TEXTURES, a pop-up material culture lab creating and curating content on Black design, material life, and the built environment. She co-edited, with Deborah Willis, Kwame Brathwaite: Black is Beautiful (Aperture, 2019).

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