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Interdisciplinary artist discusses representation in the archive

Tuesday November 24 from 7:00-9:00pm
Eaton Lecture Hall (80 Gould St.), Room 204
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Co-presented by Black Lives Matter Toronto

In this lecture/workshop interdisciplinary artist Deanna Bowen will present her recent work using archives to discuss representations of Blackness & narrative omissions in Canadian & US history.

Deanna Bowen is a descendant of the Alabama- and Kentucky-born Black Prairie pioneers of Amber Valley and Campsie, Alberta. She is an award winning interdisciplinary artist and recent recipient of the 2014 William H. Johnson Prize. Her work has been exhibited internationally in numerous film festivals and museums, including the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; the Images Festival, Toronto; Flux Projects, Atlanta; the Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival; Oberhausen Film Festival; Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Halifax.

Means of Production Speakers’ Series is a free event that encourages open dialogue and invites the public to look critically at the global mediascape and investigate power and privilege in society.