Objects + Methods Lecture
Grace Street Theater
28 February, 2019
Jerome Harris, Josh MacPhee & Tinashe Mushakavanhu with Nontsikelelo Mutiti as moderator
Jerome Harris is an independent graphic designer and teaching fellow at Maryland Institute College of Art. He holds an MFA in graphic design from Yale University and a BA from Temple University. Harris it the initiator and curator of the exhibition As Not For: Dethroning Our Absolutes, an incomplete historical survey of work created by African-American graphic designers over the last century.
Josh MacPhee is a designer, artist, and archivist. He is a founding member of both the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative andInterference Archive, a public collection of cultural materials produced by social movements based in Brooklyn, NY.
Tinashe Mushakavanhu is a writer, editor and scholar from Zimbabwe. He has been invested in how the poetics of anarchy inform creative writing, digital media and African literature. Mushakavanhu is cofounder of Black Chalk & Co. a creative agency bringing together writers, artists, designers, academics, and technologists with a mutual interest in publishing, curating conversations and exhibitions.
Nontsikelelo Mutiti is Assistant Professor in the Graphic Design department at VCUarts.