Tonight! The Finding Aid: Black Women at the Intersection of Art and Archiving

| May 21, 2013

Tonight at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture there is an event called The Finding Aid: Black women at the Intersection of Art and Archiving. The event features librarians, artists, and writers discussing, through a multimedia presentation, the topic of art and community-based archiving. It looks pretty amazing! Details are below…

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 @ 6:30pm
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Langston Hughes Auditorium //


SUMMARY INFORMATION
Event Curators (Creator): Ladi’Sasha Jones, Joyce LeeAnn Joseph, Kameelah Rasheed
Title and Date:
The Finding Aid: Black Women at the Intersection of Art and Archiving, May 21, 2013

Abstract:
The Finding Aid: Black Women at the Intersection of Art and Archiving is an interactive, multi-media dialogue that explores the intersection of experimental art practices and community-based archiving. The event’s organization is based on the idea of a ‘finding aid’ -a document used in archives for accessibility and discovery. We will transform a finding aid from an archival inventory/guide into an artistic archival experience. Our goal for this event is that people leave knowing what an archive and archivist is or can be, and that people feel empowered to begin their own archival/artistic practice or feel moved to engage with existing archives.

PROCESSING AND OTHER INFORMATION
Event Panelists: Arianne Edmonds, Joyce LeeAnn Joseph, Miranda Mims, Kameelah Rasheed, Shawn(ta) Smith

Event Artists: Salome Asega, Sonia Louise Davis, Arianne Edmonds, Ladi’Sasha Jones, Joyce LeeAnn Joseph, Marilyn Nance, Kameelah Rasheed, Shawn(ta) Smith

Event Photographer: sdNicholas Photography
Event Videographer: Osato Dixon
Live-Tweeting: Natiba Guy

Preferred Citation:
The Finding Aid: Black Women at the Intersection of Art and Archiving, 05.21.2013, NYC, #TheFindingAid.

Subject Headings:
Women archivists
Women artists, Black
Community arts projects
Art and history
History in art
Memory in art
African Americans—History—20th Century
Homosexuality—United States—History—20th Century
a(rt)chive
#TheFindingAid