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Rosana Paulino-Photograph courtesy of the artist

“the afterlife of slavery”

Session I

John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art and Community Celebration

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2022
  • 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Virtual
  • Registration Required

Presentations by Rosana Paulino and Cameron Rowland on how their work explores the lasting legacy of slavery. Followed with a discussion moderated by Steven Nelson, dean, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art.

Rosana Paulino, artist, educator, and researcher

Cameron Rowland, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow (2019) and artist

Session topic inspired by Saidiya Hartman, Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Trade Route Terror (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007). Note: Saidiya Hartman is no longer able to participate in this program.