Left: Photo Courtesy of Aimee Meredith Cox Right: Photo Courtesy of Noor Jones-Bey
This conversation features cultural anthropologist Aimee Meredith Cox, author of the critically acclaimed Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship, and Noor Jones-Bey, an educator with over a decade of experience teaching, directing, and consulting for school, university, and youth programs. Cox and Jones-Bey will discuss the role of arts in resistance and healing as practiced amongst BIPOC youth and communities. Both speakers will draw upon insights from their research as well the relationship between art and mind/body healing, drawing from their experiences within and apart from school and institutional settings.
New Museum will present this live conversation via Zoom. Register here for this conversation. Registration closes at 2:00 PM EST on December 4.
This conversation is part of the New Museum’s annual Convening for Contemporary Art, Education, and Social Justice. This year, the online convening focuses on the interconnected roles of arts and healing justice in education. The next program in this series is Workshop for Teachers: Art Making as Radical Self Care and Community Care in Youth Education on December 11.
This event will be live captioned.
Aimee Meredith Cox is an anthropologist, writer, movement artist, and critical ethnographer. She is currently a