Join the Society of Design Arts (SoDA), AIGA Baltimore, and Stevenson University for a talk with curator and writer Teri Henderson followed by a Q&A session moderated by Jen White-Johnson.
Teri Henderson is a Baltimore-based independent curator, a staff writer for BmoreArt, and the founder of Black Collagists, a platform that features the work of emerging Black collage artists as well as more established and well-known collage artists in order to raise awareness about the history of Black collage art. In her presentation, she will discuss her curatorial practice and the creation of the Instagram Account @blackcollagists which led to the publication of her book. She will also discuss her role at BmoreArt as a staff writer and gallery coordinator.
Jen White-Johnson is an Afro-Latina, disabled designer, parent, art activist and educator whose work explores the intersection of content and caregiving with an emphasis on redesigning ableist visual culture. Her activist and advocacy work has appeared in The Washington Post, AfroPunk, Teen Vogue, among other publications. Jen’s work is permanently archived at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She is currently a Guest Lecturer at the University of Minnesota College of Design.
HOW TO ATTEND THE EVENT
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ABOUT BLACK COLLAGISTS
Founded in August 2020, Black Collagists is an online platform that highlights and amplifies the work solely of Black artists making collages worldwide. The platform features the work of emerging Black collage artists as well as more established and well-known collage artists in order to raise awareness about the history of Black collage art.
In December 2021, “Black Collagists: The Book” was published by Kanyer Publishing. Written and curated by Teri Henderson, the publication features over fifty emerging and established Black collage artists from around the world. With over 300 full-color images alongside historical context and academic essays, the book establishes a physical archive of the history and the future of Black collage artists. For more on Black Collagists follow @blackcollagists or visit www.blackcollagists.com