Martine Syms and Rizvana Bradley in conversation
Sunday 23 April 2017, 4pm

Martine Syms uses video and performance to examine representations of Blackness and its relationship to Black vernacular, American situation comedy, feminist movements and radical traditions. From 2007-2011 she was the co-director of the Chicago artist-run project space Golden Age, and she currently runs Dominica Publishing: an imprint dedicated to exploring blackness in visual culture. She is the author of Implications and Distinctions: Format, Content and Context in Contemporary Race Film (2011).


Rizvana Bradley is Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies and African-American Studies at Yale University. This year she is a Visiting Research Fellow in the History of Art Department at University College London.  She was recently appointed Assistant Editor at the journal, boundary 2.


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Image: Martine Syms, Incense, Sweaters and Ice, 2017. Film still. Courtesy of the artist and Bridget Donahue, New York.

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