May 22, 2019

The Art of Black Urbanism

The Art of Black Urbanism

Panel DiscussionFebruary 6, 2019 | University of Washington Campus (Seattle)
ExhibitionFebruary 5-28, 2019 | Gould Gallery, College of Built Environments

The Art of Black Urbanism was a conversation and art exhibition on black visibility and shifting spaces in community, presented by the UW Department of Urban Design and Planning in collaboration with BEart&urbanism. The panel included Dr. Matthew Miller, a Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design’s Department of City and Regional Planning, and Jessica Rycheal, a Southern interdisciplinary story-teller and Art Director based in Seattle, Washington. The discussion was moderated by Tiana Brawley, co-founder of BEart&urbanism and a student at the University of Washington School of Social Work.

Photographic works by Miller and Rycheal, along with sculpture by Seattle artist Keith Murakata, were on display February 5-28, 2019 in Gould Gallery at the College of Built Environments’ exhibition space in Gould Hall.

Artist Statements:

Matthew Jordan Miller, PhD
Jessica Rycheal
Keith Murakata

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Featured Press
The Daily (University of Washington)
“The art of Black urbanism: Creating space to be seen”
By Aleenah Ansari – February 8, 2019