Gallery Talk with Anna Martine Whitehead

Thursday, December 5, 6pm | Logan Center Gallery

Join artist Anna Martine Whitehead for a gallery talk for the exhibition Camille Norment: Untitled (red flame).


Anna Martine Whitehead is an artist working in performance who has been presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; the San José Museum of Art; Velocity Dance Center, Seattle; the Chicago Cultural Center; Links Hall, Chicago; AUNTS, New York; and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. She has developed her craft working closely with Onye Ozuzu, Jefferson Pinder, taisha paggett, Every house has a door, Keith Hennessy, BodyCartography Project, Julien Prévieux, Jesse Hewit, and the Prison + Neighborhood Art Project, among others. She has been recognized with awards and fellowships from the Graham Foundation, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, 3Arts, Chicago Dancemakers Forum, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Headlands Center for the Arts, Rauschenberg Foundation, and Djerassi. She has written about blackness, queerness, and bodies in action for Art21, C Magazine, frieze, and Art Practical, and has contributed chapters to a range of publications, including Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings (Oxford University Press, 2017), Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements (Sobsercove, 2016), Platforms: Ten Years of Chances Dances (Chances Dances, 2016), and Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism (NYU Press, 2009). She is the author of TREASURE | My Black Rupture (Thread Makes Blanket, 2016).