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Lynnée Denise creates multi-dimensional and multi-sensory experiences that require audiences to apply critical thinking to how the arts can hold viable solutions to social inequality…(Read More)

C. Davida Ingram is a conceptual artist whose work creates counter-narratives about race and gender via social practice projects, performances, and installations. Her art explores desire, space, time and memory using blackness as its prism…(Read More)

Filmmaker Jean-Pierre Bekolo was born in Yaounde, Cameroon in 1966. As a filmic artiste, his role has been to subvert the conventions and didacticism of African film and literature with an aesthetic that “tosses it all merrily together” with humor, sarcasm and magical realism…(Read More)

Catron Booker is a video and performance artist originally from Chicago, IL and currently living in Oaxaca, Mexico. Her works have previously screened at Anthology Film Archives (NYC), Seattle Local Sightings Film Fest and Cologne International Videoart Festival. She holds an MFA in Acting from UCLA and an MFA in Film/Video from the University…(Read More)

Yolanda Wisher is a multidisciplinary poet and educator. Currently the 3rd Poet Laureate of the City of Philadelphia, Wisher is a Hedgebrook Writer-in-Residence (2016), Pew Fellow (2015), Catalyst Initiative Grantee (2015), Leeway Art & Change Grantee (2008), Cave Canem Fellow (1999-2000), and the first Montgomery County Pennsylvania Poet Laureate (1999). Born in…(Read More)

Jérôme Havre is a Toronto-based artist whose practice concentrates on issues of identity, communities and territories, investigating the political and sociological processes of contemporary life as they relate to nationalism in France and Canada. Havre adopts a multidisciplinary approach in his exploration of these themes and their attending questions…(Read More)

Sharon Norwood is an artist of Jamaican ancestry whose work spans several media including painting and ceramic. Norwood attended the University Of South Florida where she obtained a BFA in painting. She has exhibited internationally, in Canada, the United States and Jamaica. Noted achievements include artist lecture at the Museum of Fine Arts in St…(Read More)

Stacey Robinson, an Arthur Schomburg fellow, completed his Masters of Fine Art at the University at Buffalo.  He is originally from Albany, NY, and graduated from Fayetteville State University with a Bachelor of Arts. His art speculates futures where Black people are free from colonial influences. Stacey’s collected works reside at Modern Graphics in…(Read More)