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VoCA Talk: Dell Marie Hamilton & Panel Discussion

Photo of a woman dancing in a courtyard, dressed in black, with blond hair. A row boat with colorful flags is next to the figure

Dell Marie Hamilton, "Blues/Blank/Black," 2019 performance in Rios Intermittentes exhibition curated by Magda Campos-Pons, Matanzas, Cuba, 13th Havana Biennial. Photo by Mariano Garcia Corte Cadavid.

In this Talk, filmed at Boston Center for the Arts on May 18, 2021, artist Dell Marie Hamilton speaks with curator Sam Toabe about the many layers of material and meaning that comprise a selection of her drawings, photography, performance, video, and multimedia installations. Hamilton breaks down the stages of her artistic process and her studio practice, walks through various iterations of her seminal performance work, "Blues/Blank/Black" (2018), and pays homage to the scholars and mentors who helped shape her voice.

A virtual program was hosted in partnership with VoCA and Boston Center for the Arts featuring a live conversation and audience Q&A with artist Dell Marie Hamilton, curator Sam Toabe, and conservator Jennifer Hickey (https://vimeo.com/643599855).

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VoCA Talk: Dell Marie Hamilton

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