What is Missing is Still There
A lecture on art, data, and power by Mimi Onuoha. Onuoha is a Nigerian-American, Brooklyn-based new media artist and researcher whose work deals with the missing and obscured remnants forged from a society based on automation. Through layerings of code, text, interventions, and objects, she seeks to explore the ways in which people are abstracted, represented, and classified. Onuoha is fascinated by how metrified societies require the fluid, organic, messiness of people to be secured, tagged, categorized, and abstracted. In a world mediated by computers, everything begins to look like data, and that which doesn't fit the mold is at risk of being forgotten.
Presented by: CLCE, Computer Science, Media Arts & Sciences, Peace & Justice, Philosophy, and Women's & Gender Studies.
Nov 17, 2:30–3:45 PMCrystal Fleming ’04: On the Illegibility of French Antiblackness
The virtual colloquium series Addressing Racism and Anti-Blackness in French and Francophone Studies features eminent scholars examining the role race plays in systems of power and thought in French and Francophone Studies.Event Date:Tuesday, November 17, 2020 -2:30pm to 3:45pm
Sep 23, 5:30–6:45 PM
Sep 30, 5:30–6:45 PM
Nov 12, 5–6:30 PMVirtual Artist Talk Series: Myra Greene
Wellesley’s Nikki Greene in conversation with photographer Myra Greene, who uses ambrotypes to challenge visual legacies of ethnographic classification in detailed explorations of her own skin color and facial features.Event Date:Thursday, November 12, 2020 -5:00pm to 6:30pm