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Writing About Black Art with Richard Allen May III - Iconographical Lens

April 2, 2022

Saturdays, April 2, 9, and 23, 2022 (4:00-5:30 PM PST)

Inlandias Blacklandia Event Series Presents

Writing About Black Art with Richard Allen May III

April Focus: Writing About Black Art Through an Iconographical Lens

On Zoom. Registration is required.

Workshops are free. All are welcome.

This workshop explores writing about Black art from an iconographical perspective. Participants will learn how to analyze the content as well as the signs & symbols in selected works of African American art.

Through class lectures, Zoom discussion groups, and homework exercises, participants will learn about selected African American artists from different perspectives and produce a 350-word essay concentrating on one work of art. Time will also be devoted to peer reviews of essay drafts in Zoom discussion groups. These workshops are designed to develop marketable skills as a freelance writer writing about Black art and artists.


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