UPDATE: WArS Section Meeting, August 15, 2018

Please join us for the WArS section meeting, Wednesday 2:30pm-3:45pm, (Delaware B) featuring three D.C.-area artists for a dynamic conversation, "Artists Engaging with Memory and Material," discussing the ways they've engaged with archives to create their work.

We are hosting:

Jamila Zahra Felton Jamila is a member of Pyramid Atlantic and is Pyramid's first ever Gregory Vita Paper Arts Resident. She is also an editor and writer. Jamila's poetry is published in Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets and Emcees, bum rush the page: a def poetry jam, Sally Hemings Dreams, and within her artist books and zines. Her visual art is published in Loam: Permaculture in Practice and MelaNation, Issue 1.​
Jamila graduated from Spelman College with a B.A. in English and holds an Ed.M. from Harvard University and an M.L.I.S. from The Catholic University of America. A former Boston and DC public school teacher, Jamila works as a school librarian at St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School in D.C., and has over 17 years of experience educating youth and adults. Jamila blossoms in Washington, DC with her husband Melvin, a scientist/writer/musician, their son Malcolm, and their dog Theory.
Carrie Callaghan Carrie Callaghan is an author of historical fiction, and her debut novel, A Light of Her Own, is forthcoming from Amberjack in November 2018. She has published short fiction in literary magazines around the country, including Silk Road, The MacGuffin, and elsewhere. She's also a senior editor with the Washington Independent Review of Books. Carrie lives in Silver Spring, MD with her spouse, two small children, and two strange cats.
Adriana Corral Adriana Corral’s installations, performances, and sculptures embody universal themes of loss, human rights violations, memory, and erased historical narratives. Her practice is
rigorous and research-based, most recently bringing her to work directly within archives.
Corral received her MFA from The University of Texas at Austin and completed her BFA at The University of Texas at El Paso. She was invited to attend the 106th session of the Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland (2015), was selected for the Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant (2016) and named Artists to Watch 18 exceptional new talents by Modern Painters (2017). Corral attended the McDowell Residency (2014), Künstlerhaus Bethanien Residency in Berlin, Germany (2016), the International Artist-in-Residence at Artpace (2016), a fellow at Black Cube, a Nomadic Art Museum (2017), and is most recently a fellow at the Archives of American Art and History at the Smithsonian Institution (2018). Her work will be included in upcoming exhibitions at the McNay Art Museum and MASS MoCA.