Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Events


Fred Wilson, Afro Kismet, installation view: Istanbul Biennial, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.

Tuesday, September 22, 6:30 p.m.

Fred Wilson is a conceptual artist whose work investigates museological, cultural, and historical issues, which are largely overlooked or neglected by museums and cultural institutions.

Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, 2019, Penguin Press.

Tuesday, October 06, 6:30 p.m.

Ocean Vuong is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous and the critically acclaimed poetry collection Night Sky with Exit Wounds.

Irma Boom: Biography in Books. Amsterdam: The University of Amsterdam/Lecturis, 2010. Courtesy of Irma Boom.

Tuesday, October 13, 6:30 p.m.

Irma Boom is an acclaimed graphic designer and bookmaker renowned for her bold, experimental approach that challenges traditional conventions of design and content.  

Ebony G. Patterson, . . . while the dew is still on the roses . . . , Pérez Art Museum Miami, 2018–19. Photo by Oriol Tarridas. Courtesy the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

Tuesday, October 27, 6:30 p.m.

Ebony G. Patterson’s multilayered practice uses beauty as a tool to address global, social, and political injustices.

Nyugen E. Smith, Bundlehouse (On the radar), 2018, mixed media and collage on paper, 30 x 22 inches. Courtesy of the Artist.

Tuesday, November 10, 6:30 p.m.

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Raqs Media Collective, 31 Days, 2020, video. Courtesy of Raqs Media Collective.

Tuesday, November 17, 6:30 p.m.

Raqs Media Collective works with moving images to unsettle ways of ordering space and time through timelines, life-lines, latitudes, and longitudes.