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James Montford at the Mills Gallery

  • Mills Gallery/Boston Center for the Arts 551 Tremont Street Boston, MA, 02116 United States (map)

Microaggressions, art and you

Salon conversation hosted by James Montford

Thursday, May 5 2016 | 6:30-8pm
Mills Gallery at the BCA
Free and Open to the Public

Microagression: a subtle but offensive comment or action directed at a minority or other nondominant group that is often unintentional or unconsciously reinforces a stereotype: microaggressions such as "I don't see you as black."

Join us on May 5 when artist James Montford hosts a Gertrude's conversation to explore the methodologies around navigating an art community that supports a patronage of sometimes inclusion. We will examine institutional structures that should speak more clearly about these matters, talk about how artist/citizens can impact art, race and activism, and discuss taking action to challenge racial biases in art history and broader cultural canons today.

image: James Montford, Black Indian performance