EXH: “Disillusions, Gendered Visions of the Caribbean”

Repeating Islands

Tatiana Flores (Departments of Art History and Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Rutgers University) and Michelle Stephens (Departments of English and Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies) invite the public to “Disillusions: Gendered Visions of the Caribbean and its Diasporas,” an exhibition at the Middlesex County College Studio Theatre Gallery. The exhibition will be on view from September 27 to November 8, 2011. A related symposium is also scheduled for October 14. A morning session with the artists will take place at the gallery; an afternoon session will include scholarly presentations by panelists including Jerry Philogene, Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Sandra Stephens, Christopher Cozier, and Nicole Awai.

Description: This exhibition brings together work of women artists from the Caribbean and its diasporas that addresses themes related to gender. It defines the Caribbean as an expansive space that is not limited by national borders or island geographies. Grouping work by women from Anglophone…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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