LACMA/USC Photography Seminar "Revival and Subversion: Snapshot Performances, From Kodak to Kara Walker" (USC VSRI)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 5:30pm

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Social Sciences Building (SOS), 250
3502 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Revival and Subversion: Snapshot Performances, From Kodak to Kara Walker
Tuesday, February 20 
5:30-7:00pm
SOS 250

Tanya Sheehan, Colby College

Situating Kara Walker’s A Subtlety (2014) in the context of historical amateur photography, this talk examines how racial humor has supported the photographic construction of white and black identities since the early twentieth century.

Event Type

Arts, Lecture / Talk / Workshop

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Website

https://dornsife.usc.edu/vsri/upcomin...

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