The University of Chicago
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Chicago, IL 60637
Contemporary photographer Lorna Simpson first became known in the 1980s for work that confronted race, gender, and history.
These two participatory conversations—co-led by Sam Ramos, Art Institute educator, and Aneesah Ettress, curatorial and academic engagement intern at the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art—consider Simpson’s combination of large-scale, multi-panel photographs and paired text in order to put word and image into a poetic dialogue.