As part of Hyperallergic’s Emily Hall Tremaine Journalism Fellowship for Curators, Dr. Kelli Morgan presents an exhibition to offer insight into her curatorial process.
Dr. Kelli Morgan is a Professor of the Practice and the inaugural Director of Curatorial Studies at Tufts University. A curator, educator, and social justice activist who specializes in American art and visual culture, her scholarly commitment to the investigation of anti-blackness within those fields has demonstrated how traditional art history and museum practice work specifically to uphold white supremacy.
Blowing Holes in Traditional American Portraiture
What different forms of knowledge are produced when Black, Indigenous, Asian, and Latinx histories are prioritized in a visual presentation of American portraiture?
How Can Museums Truly Shake Off Their Colonial Legacy?
Representation alone will not end inequity in art museums.