Mar. 12

Lecture: Reading The Empty Space With Kalima Young, PHD

March 12, 2020
7 PM – 8:30 PM
Decker Gallery
1303 W Mount Royal Ave
Free and open to the public
Attica, 2018. Charcoal on paper, with mirrored tint on frame, 54 3/4 x 42 in. Courtesy of the Artist.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Shaun Leonardo: The Breath of Empty Space, drawing on her scholarship exploring the impact of race and gender-based trauma on Black identity, media, and Black cultural production, Kalima Young, PhD (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electronic Media and Film, Towson University) will lead a responsive tour examining media saturation, dehumanization and reading practices, as revealed in Shaun Leonardo: The Breath of Empty Space.