January 30, 2008
Conversations on Art: “Slow Fade to Black” with Margo Jefferson, Marco Williams, and Michelle Parkerson

Drawing on the issues raised by the exhibition Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love, cultural critic Margo Jefferson and filmmakers Marco Williams and Michelle Parkerson consider cinematic portrayals of African-American history and film as a narrative device for interrogating stereotypes. Discussion moderated by art historian Kellie Jones.


From left: Margo Jefferson, Marco Williams, Michelle Parkerson, Kellie Jones. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke