G Fine Art Gallery Info Selected Archives Artists

Simone Leigh



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Venus 2010: They called Her “Hottentot”, An Interdisciplinary Symposium at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, organized by Deborah Willisin conjunction with the publication of Venus 2010

Supernatural, artist talk at Fine Art Work Center, Provincetown, Mass
Mining History, Contemporary Art, The African American Museum in Philadelphia and the Tyler School of Art, moderated by Sophie Sanders

Unparalleled salon, with Carrie Yamaoka, curated by Martha Southgate, Stacey D’Erasmo and Bliss Broyard, 

Symposium for the creation of the David Driskell Center on Africa and The Americas, panel on the Art of the African Diaspora, University of Maryland, College Park, moderated by Carla Peterson Women’s Caucus for Art Conference, Chicago, Il, “Body Language: Image and Art”, moderated by Marianne Woods

“Slave Markets, Lynched Bodies and Hottentot Vessels: The Black Female Body in 19th. and 20th Century Art”, Feminist Art and Art History Conference, Barnard College, New York, NY, moderated by Adrienne Childs 

"The Disconnect Between women’s studies and Art and Art history” National Womens Studies Association Conference, Simmons College, Boston, Mass, , moderated by Mary Jo Aagerstoun and Mary Ross Taylor