The New Social Environment#734

Carrie Schneider: I don’t know her

Featuring Schneider and Ayanna Dozier, with Aristilde Kirby


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Carrie Schneider joins Rail contributor Ayanna Dozier for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Aristilde Kirby.

In this talk

Visit Carrie Schneider: I don’t know her, on view at CHART through February 18, 2022 →

Carrie Schneider

Black and white photo of Carrie Schneider
Carrie Schneider has presented her photographs and videos at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Galería Alberto Sendros, Buenos Aires, and elsewhere. In March 2023, she will open Sphinx, a major museum solo exhibition at Mass MoCA, curated by Susan Cross. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, ArtForum, VICE, Modern Painters, and The New Yorker. She received a Creative Capital Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, and attended the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program and The Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. Carrie serves on the board A.I.M by Kyle Abraham and lives and works in Hudson and New York City.

Ayanna Dozier

Portrait of Ayanna Dozier
Brooklyn-based artist and writer Ayanna Dozier (PhD) centers film, performance, and installation in her artistic work, with a specific concentration on surrealist, conceptual, and feminist practices. Her films have screened at festivals across the US and the UK including at Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival (2021), Prismatic Ground (2022) and Aesthetica Film Festival. Among other recognitions, she was a 2022 Wave Hill Winter Workspace Resident. Her work has been exhibited at Microscope Gallery and the Block Museum amongst other venues. She is the author of Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope (2020) and is currently working on a manuscript on the life of abstract film artist Camille Billops.

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

Aristilde Kirby

Portrait of poet Aristilde Kirby.
Aristilde Kirby is quite a few things. She has published chapbooks with Best American Experimental Writing 2020, Belladonna, & Black Warrior Review. Her book, [Daisy & Catherine²] (2022) from auric press will be back with a reissue in the spring. Her work, currently covering the bases of writing, art, & performance, has been featured in Miguel Abreu Gallery, the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Entrance, Smack Mellon, Texte Zur Kunst’s Velvet Voice Club @ Roter Salon & soon at The Poetry Project. You can call her Aris, like Paris without the P.

❤️ 🌈 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.