VSRI: Revival and Subversion: Snapshot Performances, From Kodak to Kara Walker

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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

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.

LACMA/USC Photography Seminar   

Visual Studies Research Institute (VSRI)


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