Symposium Delves into “The Legacy of Lynching”

Symposium Delves into “The Legacy of Lynching”

A recent symposium related to the current Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery exhibit united scholars, artists, activists, and curators in a discussion of the history of lynching, antiracist activism, and the role of contemporary art in visualizing and confronting racial violence.

“Legacy of Lynching” Opens at Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

“Legacy of Lynching” Opens at Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

A new exhibit, coordinated in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative and the Brooklyn Museum with support from Google, presents EJI’s groundbreaking research into the history of lynchings and connects it to digital media, documentary film, contemporary artworks, and archival materials.

Exploring Melancholia in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

Exploring Melancholia in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

The gallery’s latest exhibit, Unwilling, reimagines passive sadness as a powerful refusal. At its opening, visitors could watch the conclusion of an all-day, site-specific dance performance, hear a talk by the curators, and taste a custom beer brewed specifically for the exhibit.