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March 18, 2021 1:00 pm
Season 3

Black Art as Resistance: Downtown Durham’s Public Art Following the Murder of George Floyd in the Summer of 2020

with Just Space & Duke Student Affairs
Social Impact

Following the murder of George Floyd, many Black artists created public art in downtown Durham as a form of public protest and grief. In this 2021 Just Space session, we explore this story further and ask what is the role and power of art in creating more anti-racist space.

Video recording coming soon.


Moderated by Michael Betts II MFA ’20 (he/him/his), Director, Continuing Education, Center of Documentary Studies & Just Space Committee Member, featuring:

  • Anthony Patterson ’20 (he/him/his), Documentary Artist
  • Brittany Barbee ’19 (she/her/hers), Documentary Artist
  • Shay Hendricks ’20 (she/they), Documentary Artist
  • Zaire McPhearson MFA ’20 (she/her/hers), Multimedia Artist

About DEMAN Live

We know that finding a job/internship in all industries during these unprecedented times is confusing and stressful. We are here to help with DEMAN Live—a new Zoom series featuring conversations with alumni working in creative industries to help students and alumni navigate careers and opportunities during this time.