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ONLINE—The Black Index: Archiving Black Creativity and Resistance

February 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm


IRVINE—On February 19, at 12:00pm PST UC Urvine University Art Gallery presents “The Black Index: Archiving Black Creativity and Resistance“. Join Simone Fujita, Bibliographer, African American Art History Initiative/Getty Research Institute and Krystal Tribbett, Curator for Orange County Regional History, UC Irvine for a conversation about the role of libraries and archives in indexing Black creative thought and resistance. [RSVP]

12:00PM — Welcome and introduction: Bridget R. Cooks, exhibition curator of The Black Index and Associate Professor in the Department of African American Studies and the Department of Art History, University of California, Irvine

12:05PM — In Conversation: Art librarian/Archivist, Simone Fujita and Curator/Research librarian, Krystal Tribbett.

12:45PM — Discussion

12:55PM — Closing Remarks: Bridget R. Cooks

This program is presented alongside The Black Index, a group exhibition featuring the work of Dennis Delgado, Alicia Henry, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Titus Kaphar, Whitfield Lovell, and Lava Thomas. The exhibition will be on view in the Contemporary Arts Center Gallery January 14th through March 20th, 2021.

Due to COVID-19 campuswide restrictions, the exhibition will not be open to the general public. Please contact the gallery at gallery@uci.edu for viewing information.

This project received support from a Humanities for All Project Grant.

Image: Alicia Henry, Analogous III (2020). Courtesy of the artist.


February 19, 2021
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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