The New Social Environment#410

In This Here Place: Dawoud Bey

Featuring Bey and Joachim Pissarro


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Dawoud Bey join’s Rail Consulting Editor Joachim Pissarro for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Bernardo Wade.

In this talk

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Dawoud Bey

Photo of Dawoud Bey
Dawoud Bey is a photographer and educator whose portraits of people, many from marginalized communities, compel viewers to consider the reality of the subjects’ own social presence and histories. His recent projects examine sites of African American history and the ways those histories intersect with the present.

Joachim Pissarro

Joachim Pissarro
Art historian, theoretician, curator, and educator Joachim Pissarro is director of the Hunter College Galleries and Bershad Professor of Art History at Hunter College. He has held positions at the Dallas Museum of Art, Kimbell Art Museum, MoMa, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Royal Academy of London, and the Yale University Art Gallery. Notable exhibitions Pissarro curated include Pioneering Modern Painting: Cézanne and Pissarro 1865–1885 (2005) and Out of Time: A Contemporary View (2006, with Eva Respini), which have toured internationally. Pissarro has served as the Editorial Director of Wildenstein Publications and is the author of numerous books, most recently, Wild Art, with art critic David Carrier and published by Phaidon Press. Pisarro is Consulting Editor of the Rail.

The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poetry reading, and we’re fortunate to have Bernardo Wade reading.

Bernardo Wade

 A photograph of Bernardo Wade
Writer and artist Bernardo Wade is from New Orleans, LA. He tries at poems & rides his bike around Bloomington, IN, because IU funds his present period of studying with others. He is a Watering Hole Fellow. He also moonlights as an equity and justice advocate. He has work published or forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review, New Orleans Review, Southern Humanities Review, Salt Hill Journal, Knight’s Library Magazine, and others. He is Associate Editor of the Indiana Review.

❤️ 🌈 We'd like to thank the The Terra Foundation for American Art for making these daily conversations possible, and for their support of our growing archive.