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Ideas of Our Time: Legacy Russell
Ideas of Our Time, MOCA Jacksonville’s lecture series, presents thoughtful and engaging dialogue with artists, educators, and others around some of the most vital and important art and ideas of our time. January’s lecture features curator and author of Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto (2020), Legacy Russell. This program directly connects to the current exhibition, Techno-Intimacy, on view through February 13, 2022. Born and raised in New York City, Legacy Russell is the Executive Director & Chief Curator of The Kitchen. Formerly she was the Associate Curator of Exhibitions at The Studio Museum in Harlem. Russell holds an MRes with Distinction in Art History from Goldsmiths, University of London with a focus in Visual Culture. Her academic, curatorial, and creative work focuses on gender, performance, digital selfdom, internet idolatry, and new media ritual. Russell’s written work, interviews, and essays have been published internationally. She is the recipient of the Thoma Foundation 2019 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art, a 2020 Rauschenberg Residency Fellow, and a recipient of the 2021 Creative Capital Award. Her next book, BLACK MEME, is forthcoming via Verso Books.
This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grant in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville.
Date/time: January 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presented By:Legacy Russell, Curator, Write, and Executive Director & Chief Curator of The Kitchen, New York Jessica Borusky, UNF Gallery Director and Instructor