This drop-in tour led by Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow Ayanna Dozier examines the social frameworks of identity. Specifically, viewers will focus on the constructions of race, gender, and sexuality as they are conveyed through artists' practices. The tour will examine select works from the Whitney's sixth floor permanent collection exhibition, Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019.
Ayanna Dozier is an artist, lecturer, curator, and PhD Candidate at McGill University. Her dissertation, Mnemonic Aberrations, examines the formal and narrative aesthetics in Black feminist experimental short films in the United Kingdom and the United States. Her writings as a cultural theorist can be found in Cléo, Artexte, and Another Gaze. She is the author of the forthcoming 33 1/3 book on Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope. Dozier is currently a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney and on staff in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University.
Free with Museum admission.
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