Dec 6, 2018 | 6:30pm–8:00pm EDT Past Event

Conversations@Moore: Positive Images + Talking Representation

This iteration of Conversations@Moore is presented in partnership between Moore College of Art & Design and Mural Arts Philadelphia. Conversations@Moore is organized by Moore’s Graduate Studies program.

Featuring Rebecca Zorach and Romi Crawford, moderated by Joanna L. Jenkins, PhD.

This dialogue will bring authors and artists together to discuss the urgent concern for the politics of representation and the impact it has had on different generations of muralists. “Positive Images: Talking About Representation from the Wall of Respect to Mural Arts Philadelphia” should have equal relevance for artists seeking to depict communities they hold dear in a positive light, as for historians and critics who are concerned with the larger context for that impulse to create positive representations.

Visit the Moore College of Art & Design website for more information on Moore’s Graduate Studies Socially-Engaged Art Programs.


About the Presenters:

REBECCA ZORACH is the Mary Jane Crowe Professor of Art and Art History at Northwestern University.

ROMI CRAWFORD is an associate professor in the Department of Visual and Critical Studies and in the Department of Liberal Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

JOANNA L. JENKINS Ph.D., educator and strategic/creative communications professional, is the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Continuing Education and Professional Studies at Moore College of Art and Design.