Events


2018  
Nov. 20  Speaker: Brooklyn’s Guyana Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY
Nov. 15 Opening: Race, Myth, Art and Justice CCCADI
New York, NY
Nov. 14 Guest Lecture: The Black Atlantic & The Archive University of Delaware
Newark, DE
Nov. 12 Guest Lecture: Caribbean Writing, Reggae, & Routes New York University
Department of Social and Cultural Analysis
Oct. 29 Conversation: I Even Regret Night: Verses from Indenture A/P/A Institute at NYU
Co-hosted by Guyana Modern
Oct. 24 Speaker: What’s Left Behind: Artists, Archives, and the Preservation of a Legacy
with Pellom McDaniels III, Ph.D.
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
New York, NY
Oct. 19 Lecture: “Envisioning Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man in Contemporary Art”
Art of the Invisible Conference
The Courtauld Institute of Art
London, UK
Oct. 6 Visiting Curator: City Wide Open Studios 2018 Artspace
New Haven, CT
Fall Teaching: “Caribbean Women and Creative Migrations”
New York University
Department of Art and Public Policy

Jun. 26-27 “Daughters of Hypatia: Women as Art Critics, Historians, Teachers, and Theorists”
Celebrating Female Agency in the Arts Conference
Christie’s
New York, NY
May 26 Guyanese Cultural Festival on Guyana Independence Day  Queens Central Library
Jamaica, Queens 
May 22 A Mouth is Always Muzzled: Book Talk and Signing with Natalie Hopkinson  CCCADI
New York, NY 
May 1 Reel Impact: En el Séptimo Día   Brooklyn Academy of Music
Brooklyn, NY
April 12 Reel Impact: The Stairs Brooklyn Academy of Music
Brooklyn, NY
April 5  Visually Speaking: “The Lost and Found Photographs” Brooklyn Public Library 
Mar. 26 Women, Art & Activism in the 21st Century National Endowment for the Arts
Washington, DC
Mar. 24 A Night of Guyanese Film
Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association of NY
Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn, NY
Feb. 8 “Art Talk: Explore a Career in the Creative Arts”
Annual Student Conference
Queen’s College
Georgetown, Guyana
Feb. 6 “Art Talk: Curating Exhibitions”
Annual Student Conference
Moray House
Georgetown, Guyana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017  
Fall Teaching: “Contemporary Caribbean, Curatorial Practices
and the Politics of Visibility” 
New York University
Department of Art and Public Policy
Spring Teaching: “Artists, Social Change, and the Role of Journalism” New York University
Department of Art and Public Policy
Spring Teaching: “The Imprisoned: Artists Examine Mass Incarceration in the US” City College of New York
Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
March 1 “Women in Photography and Film”
A discussion with Maria Burns, Nadia Hallgren, Mae Ryan and Grace Aneiza Ali.
International Center of Photography
New York, NY

 

 

 

 

 

2016  
Spring Teaching: “Artists, Social Change, and the Role of Journalism”
New York University
Department of Art and Public Policy
March 6 “The Art of the Burqa” Pen and Brush
New York, NY

 

2015  
Oct. 14-17 

“Reshaping (G)local Dynamics of the Caribbean”

Leibniz University of Hanover
Hanover, Germany
June 25-28 “Exploring Resilience Through Media”
IVOH Restorative Narrative Summit & Awards

Peace Village
Haines Falls, NY

May 28-31 Panel: “Framing Black/Brown Bodies”
Smoke and Mirrors: Restitution and the Temporal Black Body, Black Portraiture[s] II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-staging Histories
Villa La Pietra, NYU
Florence, Italy
May 21 Aljira’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art
Newark, NJ
May 18 Podium Literary Journal: A Reading Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92 | Y
New York, NY
May 1 Artist Roundtable (A.RT)
World Policy Institute / Arts-Policy Nexus
New York University
Tisch School of the Arts
April 28 A Conversation on Photography in Ethiopia and Guyana
With Aida Muluneh and Grace Aneiza Ali
Independent Curators International
New York, NY
April 23-25 “A Portrait of Migration in the Guyana Photographic Archive”
Photography and Migration Conference
Colby College
Waterville, ME
Feb. 1 Publication: “The Imprisoned Issue”
OF NOTE Magazine
Spring  Teaching: “The Literature of Immigration” City College of New York
Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014  
Dec. 2 Exhibition: A Worldview from Guyana: Four Guyanese Women Photographers Addis Foto Fest
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Nov. 13 “Life in Prison: Artists Bear Witness”
Columbia University
Institute for Research in African-American Studies
Oct. 11 “If You Build It, They Will Come”
Out of the Binders: A Symposium on Women Writers Today
Bindercon NYC
New York, NY
Sept. 30 “Guyana Modern”
Curating Now: A Public Symposium
Independent Curators International
New York, NY
Aug. 6 Georgetown Global Shapers
World Economic Forum
Georgetown, Guyana
June 26 “Art, Activism, and Journalism”
IVOH Restorative Narratives Summit
Catskills
New York
June 12 “Guyana Family Photographs: Agents of Social Memory and Citizenship”
Contemporary Caribbean Visual Culture: Artistic Visions of Global Citizenship
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom
May 6 “The Global Caribbean Woman” New York University
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
April 24 Visually Speaking: “A Worldview from Guyana”
The Schomburg Center
New York, NY
April 12 “Cultural Identity: Mosaic or Melting Pot”
My Culture, Your Culture
Lycée Français de New York
New York, NY
Jan. 13 Visually Speaking: “Kamoinge at 50” The Schomburg Center
New York, NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013  
Nov. 13 Visually Speaking: “The Image as Catalyst for Social Change” The Schomburg Center
New York, NY
Oct. 10 “How Art Impacts Public Policy” New York University
Department of Art and Public Policy
Oct. 5 “Transformative Arts & Humanities”
36th Annual Fulbright Association Conference
Washington, DC
April 29 Visually Speaking: “Women Image Makers” The Schomburg Center
New York, NY
April 19 “How Can Absence Be a Catalyst for Global Social Change?”
Global Engagement Summit
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Jan. 29 Visually Speaking: “Photographing a Culture through the Pages of Ebony Magazine” The Schomburg Center
New York, NY

Jan. 19 “Creative Resilience: Artists Meeting Adversity with Creativity” World Economic Forum
Davos, Switzerland