April 12, 2023. School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

A third and final panel discussion in the series of dialogues on anti-racism featuring art and design leaders from various backgrounds, this event interrogated how the international art world both perpetuates and can work against racialized inequities.

Watch video documentation here.

  • Zoe Butt,curator, writer, and founder of in-tangible institute, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Victoria Noorthoorn, director of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Smooth Nzewi, curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art
  • Vipash Purichanont,curator and lecturer at Silpakorn University in Thailand
  • Gio Swaby, interdisciplinary visual artist currently represented by Claire Oliver Gallery

In a conversation moderated by Full-Time Visiting Professor Magadalena Moskalewicz, the panelists shared their perspective on the usefulness of the term “anti-racist” in international contexts, how their practices address racist marginalization, and strategies to circumvent replicating those structures in artistic, curatorial, and institutional practice.

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