The "UNARCHIVING BLACKNESS" 2022-2023 Mellon Sawyer Seminar at UC Riverside presents "The Afterlives of Colonialism and Slavery" Fall 2022.

"How to Escape Colonial Nostalgia"
With LaVaughn Belle

Artist LaVaughn Belle uses elements from architecture, history and archeology to create narratives that challenge colonial hierarchies and invisibility.

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La Vaughn Belle makes visible the unremembered. Borrowing from elements of architecture, history and archeology Belle creates narratives that challenge colonial hierarchies and invisibility. Belle explores the material culture of coloniality and her work presents countervisualities and narratives.

Sponsored by UCR Center for Ideas & Society, Black Studies, Art History, History, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality

The "Unarchiving Blackness" project is supported by a Sawyer Seminar grant from the Mellon Foundation."

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