Media and Modernity

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Floor 7

Join us for a closer look at artistic responses to a rapidly changing media landscape. This thematic tour will examine how media has both reflected and shaped life over the past century. Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney's Collection, 1900–1960 and Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018, explore how the expansion of media from the early 20th century to the present have impacted how we understand and communicate meaning itself.

November 2
7:30 pm

December 7
7:30 pm

January 4
7:30 pm

February 1
7:30 pm

March 1
7:30 pm

April 12
7:30 pm

Ayanna Dozier is a PhD Candidate in Art History & Communication and Women & Gender Studies at McGill University, a Fellow in the Whitney Independent Studies Program, and a lecturer at Fordham University. Her dissertation, entitled The Aberrations of Affect: Archives, Ritual, and the Counter-Poetics of Black Women’s Experimental Short Films (1970s-Present), examines the formal and narrative aesthetics in the work of Black women filmmakers and her writings as a cultural theorist can be found in numerous journals of art and cultural theory.

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