• October 25, 2018, 6–7 p.m.

Conversation: Photography and the Black Arts Movement

Featuring: Natalie Moore and Kyra Kyles

Art Institute of Chicago

111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Valeria “Mikki” Ferrill. Untitled from The Garage, 1972. National Docent Symposium Endowment.

Natalie Moore, South Side Reporter for Chicago WBEZ; Kyra Kyles, a former media executive for EBONY; Romi Crawford, Associate Professor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; and Chicago-based artist Maria Gaspar unpack the history and lasting impact of the photographers who documented Chicago’s South Side during the emergence of the city’s Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 70s.

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Never a Lovely So Real: Photography and Film in Chicago, 1950–1980.