Two new art exhibitions opened over Family & Friends Weekend: Futureproof in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, and Keeping in Touch in Marshall Fine Arts Center’s Atrium Gallery.
The Black Extra/ordinary Symposium, organized by Assistant Professor Christina Knight, welcomed scholars, curators and artists from the greater Philadelphia area to campus’ new VCAM building for an explosive keynote performance and a day of discussions about black representation in fine arts, historical archives, and other visual landscapes.
On Sept. 8, the gallery kicked off its season with this thrilling traveling show in which Sadie Barnette mines personal and political histories using family photographs, recent drawings, and selections from her dad’s FBI file.
Resistance After Nature, the latest show in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, opened Friday, March 17, with a talk by its curators and a reception.
As part of the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery’s “Bring Your Own Body” exhibit, filmmakers Reina Gossett and Sasha Wortzel previewed “Happy Birthday, Marsha!,” their forthcoming film about Marsha “Pay it No Mind” Johnson and her life in the hours before she ignited the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City.