Assistant Professor in the Art History, Theory and Criticism Department at the School of the Art Institute, Sampada Aranke, responds to Camille Norment’s project at the Logan Center.
This event is held on behalf of the exhibition Camille Norment: Untitled (red flame) on view at the Logan Center Gallery November 15, 2019 – January 5, 2020.
Sampada Aranke (PhD, Performance Studies) is an Assistant Professor in the Art History, Theory, Criticism Department at the Art Institute of Chicago. Her research interests include performance theories of embodiment, visual culture, and black cultural and aesthetic theory. Her work has been published in e-flux, Artforum, Art Journal, Equid Novi: African Journalism Studies, and Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Online Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine. She has written catalogue essays for Sadie Barnette, Kambui Olujimi, and Zachary Fabri. She’s currently working on her book manuscript entitled Death’s Futurity: The Visual Culture of Death in Black Radical Politics.