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 heather@contactphoto.com 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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