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Black Embodiments Studio

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The Black Embodiments Studio is an arts writing incubator and public lecture series dedicated to dynamic expressions of blackness in contemporary art. Over the course of a year, graduate student residents of the studio are immersed in modes of arts writing that bridge academic and arts audiences and chart a theory and ethics of arts criticism surrounding questions of racial blackness, aesthetics, and embodiments. They learn to develop their own pieces of short-form arts writing on black embodiments in the process. Participants gain intimate access to with invited artists, scholars, critics, and curators who conduct workshops with residents and participate in public programming about their own engagements with black embodiments. 


Primary Contact

Kemi Adeyemi (Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies)