Call for Submissions: Meditations on Emancipation (in the 21st Century) @

This exhibition Meditations on Emancipation (in the 21st Century) is being developed as part of the semester long programming in support of Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation at Geneseo. The Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery seeks artist’s submissions that specifically address the Emancipation Proclamation and what it means today.

Submissions are due: November 15, 2012

Artist Notification:  December 15, 2012



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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