Gallery Reading Group

Join Liz Ikiriko and Heather Rigg to discuss three essays that informed the exhibition An unassailable and monumental dignity:

-- James Baldwin, "The Dungeon Shook: Letter to My Nephew on the One hundredth Anniversary of Emancipation," in The Fire Next Time (The Dial Press; New York, 1963), 3 - 10.

-- bell hooks, "In Our Glory: Photography and Black Life," in Art On My Mind (The New Press: New York, 1995), 54 - 64.

-- bell hooks, "Revolutionary Attitude," in Black Looks Race and Representation (South End Press: Boston, 1992), 1 - 8.

Readings can be downloaded here. Please email to RSVP.

Liz Ikiriko is an independent curator and photo editor. She is currently an MA candidate in Criticism and Curatorial Practice at OCADU.

Heather Rigg is CONTACT's Programming & Communications Manager. She holds an MA in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management from Ryerson University, and is a freelance writer.

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