Fiber and Material Studies: News and Events
Wednesday, October 26, 4:30 p.m.
Sharp Building, 37 S. Wabash Ave., room 1005
Reconstruction Work: Cloth, Culture and Britain's African Diasporas
Dr. Christine Checinska Visiting Artist Lecture
Through the literary works and textile crafts of artists such as Maude Sulter, Sonia Boyce, Vanley Burke and Kei Miller, Checinska explores the connection between creative making, post-colonial life-writing and the suturing of fractured diaspora histories. This lecture examines the notion of "crafting difference."