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Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

[March 15] "CYBERPUBLICS, MONUMENTS, AND PARTICIPATION" a Discussion with Legacy Russell and Listening Session Facilitated by Dr. madison moore

March 10, 2021Cyberpublics, Monuments & Participation Flyer: There is a photo of Legacy Russell on the left and Dr. madison moore's photo on the right. The background is lime green. The text reads: Cyberpublics, Monuments, & Participation: a lecture and a critical listening session with madison moore. Monday, March 15, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. EST. Sponsored by the Departments of GSWS and Sculpture [View Image]

The Departments of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies and Sculpture + Extended Media host Legacy Russell, Curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem and author of Glitch Feminism (Verso 2020) and Black Meme (Verso, Forthcoming) for a lecture. Legacy's talk, "CYBERPUBLICS, MONUMENTS, AND PARTICIPATION" is a discussion about the ways in which artists engaging the digital are building new models for what monuments can be in a networked era of mechanical reproduction. Dr. madison moore, Assistant Professor in GSWS, will follow Legacy's talk with a critical listening session on their black/queer techno influences followed by a conversation with Legacy and a Q and A from students and the audience.

Register for the talk here.

Legacy Russell is a curator and writer. Born and raised in New York City, she is the Associate Curator of Exhibitions at The Studio Museum in Harlem. Russell holds an MRes with Distinction in Art History from Goldsmiths, University of London with a focus in Visual Culture. Her academic, curatorial, and creative work focuses on gender, performance, digital selfdom, internet idolatry, and new media ritual. Russell’s written work, interviews, and essays have been published internationally. She is the recipient of the Thoma Foundation 2019 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art, a 2020 Rauschenberg Residency Fellow, and a recipient of the 2021 Creative Capital Award. Her first book Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto (2020) is published by Verso Books. Her second book, BLACK MEME, is forthcoming via Verso Books.

madison moore is an artist-scholar, DJ and assistant professor of Queer Studies in the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. madison is the author of Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018), a cultural analysis of fabulousness. madison has lectured at the Yale School of Drama, the Barbican, the Perth Festival, The School of Life Melbourne, Columbia College Chicago, Performance Space Sydney, American Realness, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. madison is currently writing a book about ephemeral traces, rave scenes, and queer of color undergrounds.

Flyer design by HH Hiassen.

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