Left of Black | Black Image Makers with Shawn Michelle Smith
Prof. Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Shawn Michelle Smith as she discusses her latest publication, "Photographic Returns: Racial Justice and the Time of Photography," which explores cutting edge Black image makers who have created new work by re-purposing photography done in the past in attempts to express the complexity of Black life. Shawn Michelle Smith is Professor of Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
You can purchase the book here, published by Duke University Press: https://www.dukeupress.edu/photograph...
Learn more about the photographic work and publications of Dr. Smith here: https://shawnmichellesmith.com/home.html
Left of Black is a web series featuring interviews with Black Studies scholars created and hosted by James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of African and African American Studies Mark Anthony Neal and produced by the @Duke Franklin Humanities Institute.