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Sunday, March 10 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Black Vernacular: Reading New Media

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Black artists have to both find and fix the color line, no matter how ambiguous its parameters seem. Does new media provide more opportunities for Black artists than conventional modes of distribution? By examining vernacular art, design and film we can shed light on the nebulous topic of African-American aesthetics.

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Martine Syms

@Martine Syms is a conceptual entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, California. She grew up going to punk shows and watching lots of television. She graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a degree in Film, Video, New Media. Her work focuses on the relationship between comme... Read More →

Sunday March 10, 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Austin Convention Center 500 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX 78701

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