The Printmedia Department is excited to host an upcoming visiting artist panel discussion by Sampada Aranke entitled "Learning Through Redaction and Affection in Sadie Barnette's Aesthetic Materialism."
Sampada Aranke (PhD, Performance Studies) is an Assistant Professor in the Art History, Theory, Criticism Department. Her research interests include performance theories of embodiment, visual culture, and black cultural and aesthetic theory. Her work has been published in e-flux, Artforum, Art Journal, Equid Novi: African Journalism Studies, and Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Online Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine. She has written catalogue essays for Sadie Barnette, Kambui Olujimi, and Zachary Fabri. She's currently working on her book manuscript entitled Death's Futurity: The Visual Culture of Death in Black Radical Politics.
Sampada Aranke will be joining second-year Printmedia graduate students Elise Parisian and Alessandra Norman for presentations and a discussion of thematic concerns and commonalities in their current projects.