Work


Museum

Curation


Memory Dishes

Lead curator of Memory Dishes: Women and African Diasporic Cooking, the 2019 commencement exhibition for the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University. Memory Dishes is a multifaceted exhibition—textual, digital, and object-based—which explores some of the many practices of African diasporic cooking and the ways traditions are passed intergenerational between women, transformed through time and migration. Memory Dishes is anchored by the oral histories of six Rhode Island families and features their stories, archival images, and a series of videos in their kitchens.

Digital Exhibit & Digital Catalog

May 23, 2019 - Memory Dishes Family Preview

A Seat @ The Table

Co-curator of an installation-based exhibit and program series surrounding the kitchen table and the ways the space is used by womxn of color outside of eating and cooking. This exhibition opened as a part of the 2018 Gallery Lab series at the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and coincided with a series of related programming, providing a safe space to host conversations around race, culture, and identity


Education & Programs


The Studio Museum in Harlem

In Harlem

Worked with the Studio Museum in Harlem’s Public Programs and Community Engagement Team on the inaugural year of the In Harlem initiative, a dynamic set of collaborative programs in the neighborhood in partnership with a variety of Harlem-based partners and satellite sites.
https://www.studiomuseum.org/inharlem

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tours: Power of Hair & Representations of American Slavery

Developed two sets of recurring all ages tours for visitors at The Metropolitan Museum—one on hair and power and the other on representations of American slavery—which incorporated objects from across the museum’s vast collection. Based on an inquiry based methodology, these tours incorporated the use of varied interactive gallery activities and exercise
Blog Post

@Metteens

Developed a structure and production schedule for the high school intern-run teen social media account, @Metteens, working closely with the education, communications, and digital departments at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Instagram Feed

Art Explore

Oversaw the teen educational program, Art Explore, from administrative responsibilities, to lesson planning, to gallery teaching. Art Explore, brings middle-school aged teens into the galleries and introduces them to The Met’s encyclopedic collection with the interactive use of art making, technology, and movement in the galleries. Developed the Art Explore teen passport, designed in the style of a zine by high school interns, as a programmatic tool and momento for participants


Special Projects & Writing


Public Humanities in Hong Kong

Travelled to Hong Kong with members of Brown’s Public Humanities Department to work with Professors Sydney Lee to produce a memo in support of naming Hong Kong a UNESCO City of Gastronomy
Blog Post

Views of North America

A digitized audio-based tour of the wallpaper Les vues d'Amérique du Nord installed on the first floor of the John Nicholas Brown House, home to the Brown University Public Humanities Center. The project explores the historic context and racist visual elements of the wallpaper and makes a case for its removal
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Rosa Parks House

Project manager of the archival image research and rights acquisitions for 2018 exhibit on Rosa Parks’ family home and the untold story of the Civil Rights Movement.