Visiting Writer Rujeko Hockley
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 7 PM / Free Entry
ArtCenter/South Florida – Downtown Miami
1035 N Miami Ave #300
Miami, FL 33136
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The Miami Rail is pleased to announce our 19th Visiting Writer Rujeko Hockley. Rujeko Hockley is the Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Her interests include modern and contemporary art, with a particular focus on conceptual and other avant-garde practices, social movements, and the African diaspora. She is a Ph.D. candidate in the Visual Arts department at the University of California, San Diego. Previously, Hockley worked as Curatorial Assistant at The Studio Museum in Harlem. She has also organized exhibitions and programs at various independent spaces in San Diego and New York, and has written broadly on contemporary art. She received her B.A. in Art History from Columbia University.
We are happy to partner with the ArtCenter/South Florida to host this talk. The mission of ArtCenter/South Florida is to support artists and advance the knowledge and practice of contemporary visual arts and culture in South Florida. ArtCenter creates opportunities for experimentation and innovation, and encourages the exchange of ideas across cultures through residencies, exhibitions, public programs, education and outreach.
The Visiting Writers Program, hosted by the Miami Rail, is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation