To argue for basic human rights seems to be only acceptable when spoken of by artists in museum galleries, but not by the art workers whose labor underpins such projects.
Michelle Millar Fisher is a curator and writer who lives in Philadelphia. She tweets at @michellemfisher.
African-American Designers Hidden in Plain Sight
We see objects like the View-Master and New Breed dashiki, both by Black designers, often in our daily lives and yet find them almost nowhere in the places where we preserve and examine our culture.
Acknowledging the Intellectual Labor of Curators in a Museum
Thoughts on why curatorial effort isn’t always acknowledged by museums and the press.