I. Art as Mode of Resistance
How can the arts give voice to historically silenced people and help make their place in a dominant narrative?
The panel is the first part of the symposium The Art of Becoming Black in America and will discuss art as potent literacies of resistance and a way to resist for marginalized groups.
Jakobi Williams Associate Professor, African American and Diaspora Studies
Malcolm Mobutu Smith Associate Professor in the School of Art, Architecture + Design
Michael Wilkerson Director, Arts Administration
Nzingha Kendall PhD candidate, American Studies, Film
Lauren Hall MA-MPA, Educator, Artist, co-founder of the youth organization IndyPulse
Kaila Austin BA, Art History and Painting
We'll feature a visual essay "Refuge" by Nzingha Kendall about racial micro aggressions on campus