Alice Yard presents a conversation with Emilie Boone

By Alice Yard Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 Categories: Artist Talk, Photography, Updates
 

On Thursday 29 June, 2017 at 7.00 pm, Alice Yard, Trinidad will host a conversation with Emilie Boone titled ‘The Terms of Emergence: How Photography from the African Diaspora Comes into Public View’. This informal public presentation/workshop will consider how collections of photographs from the African Diaspora have gained their importance and relevance within museums and the field of art history. Emilie will consider case studies related to her research. In addition, she will discuss the limitations and challenges of studying this particular history of photography.

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Emilie Boone.

Emilie Boone.

About Emilie Boone:

Emilie Boone focuses on the art and photography of the African Diaspora. She has written for the History of Photography and African Arts journals in addition to institutions including the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago and the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. She is an Assistant Professor at CUNY New York City College of Technology, which is an appointment that followed a Mellon Curatorial Fellowship at the Williams College Museum of Art and the completion of her PhD in Northwestern University’s Department of Art History.

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Anonymous, Casimir Photo Studio, Port-au-Prince Haiti, 1986. Hand colored gelatin silver print. 3.5 x 5.5 in. Courtesy of a Private Collection.

Anonymous, Casimir Photo Studio, Port-au-Prince Haiti, 1986. Hand colored gelatin silver print. 3.5 x 5.5 in. Courtesy of a Private Collection.

Alice Yard
Alice Yard

Alice Yard is the backyard of the house at 80 Roberts Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain. Since September 2006, Alice Yard has hosted a series of performances, exhibitions, screenings, and other “conversations”, bringing artists, musicians, writers, and audiences together for informal interaction.