Kameelah Janan Rasheed
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Each term, Visual Arts at Bennington offers a thematic series of lectures by visiting arts professionals: artists, curators, historians and critics. VALS centers queer and BIPOC emerging as well as internationally-renowned practitioners invited to introduce the College community to the diversity of contemporary art practices within and beyond the U.S.
Please note that this event is now virtual. Attend via Zoom.
About the Artist
A learner, Kameelah Janan Rasheed (she/they), grapples with the poetics-pleasures-politics of Black knowledge production, information technologies, [un]learning, and belief formation. They are a recipient of a 2022 Schering Stiftung Award for Artistic Research, a 2022 Creative Capital Award, and a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts. Rasheed is the author of three artist’s books: An Alphabetical Accumulation of Approximate Observations (Endless Editions, 2019), No New Theories (Printed Matter, 2019), and the digital publication Scoring the Stacks (Brooklyn Public Library, 2021). Their writing has appeared in Triple Canopy, The New Inquiry, Shift Space, Active Cultures, and The Believer. They are an adjunct instructor at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, a Core Critic at Yale School of Art, Sculpture, and a Mentor-in-Residence with NEW Inc. Rasheed is represented by NOME Gallery in Berlin, Germany.