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Anthony Romero wearing a black blazer, blue shirt, and black cap with "mestizo" written on it

Imagine Otherwise: Anthony Romero on Sound and Socially Engaged Art

Artist, writer, and educator Anthony Romero on bringing socially engaged art into the classroom and the politics of building Latinx artist retreats within and beyond institutions.

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Sarah Stefana Smith wearing a royal blue blazer, blue glasses, and a blue patterned scarf

Imagine Otherwise: Sarah Stefana Smith on a Poetics and Politics of Bafflement

Artist Sarah Stefana Smith about a poetics and politics of bafflement, Black feminist art, and artistic collaboration.

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Amber Jamilla Musser wearing a black shirt and glasses

Imagine Otherwise: Amber Jamilla Musser on Valuing Embodied Knowledge

Feminist scholar Amber Jamilla Musser on aesthetics and racialized sexuality, the politics of co-authoring, and embodied knowledge.

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Tina Campt wearing a colorful shirt and gold earrings and necklace, resting her face on her hand

Imagine Otherwise: Tina Campt on Listening to Images

Professor Tina Campt on how listening to images reveals their multisensory and embodied nature and the haptic connections we have to photos.

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John Hina (Prime) wearing a blue shirt and lavender jacket, Abigail Romanchak wearing a black shirt and brown pants kneeling on the floor making art, and Solomon Enos wering a black shirt with a yellow fruit on his head

Imagine Otherwise: Solomon Enos, Abigail Romanchak, and John Hina (Prime) on Native Hawaiian Food Security

Native Hawaiian artists Solomon Enos, Abigail Romanchak, and John Hina (Prime) on crating art about food insecurity and colonialism.

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Adriel Luis wearing a blue button-down shirt and wood necklace, Kalewa Correa wearing a goldenrod lei shirt, and Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis wearing a blue button-down shirt and grey hoodie

Imagine Otherwise: Kālewa Correa, Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, and Adriel Luis on Radical Curation

Curators Kālewa Correa, Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, and Adriel Luis on developing a radical curation practice that puts social justice principles at the center.

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Rosanna Raymond wearing a black shirt and colorful scarf, Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi performing in a red boa ad black shirt, and Ricky Tagaban in a green patterned hat

Imagine Otherwise: Rosanna Raymond, Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi, and Ricky Tagaban on Indigenous Sovereignty Movements

Indigenous artists Rosanna Raymond, Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi, and Ricky Tagaban on how art can address global warming, gender identity, and ancestral teachings.

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Leah Milne wearing a pink blazer and white button-down shirt, in front of a bookcase

Imagine Otherwise: Leah Milne on the Good Trouble of Racial Justice

Literary studies scholar Leah Milne on how comics and graphic novels can spur the "good trouble" of social justice activism and how she uses the classroom to teach radical empathy.

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Amy Sadao wearing a black blazer and green sweater, rocking an awesome pompadour

Imagine Otherwise: Amy Sadao on Museums as the New Public Sphere

Institute of Contemporary Art director Amy Sadao on the role of art in social change, how ethnic studies informs her AIDS activism and curating practice, why we need more curators of color.

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Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón wearing a blue blazer and teal glasses against a colorfully painted wall

Imagine Otherwise: Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón on Women Graffiti Artists

Performance studies scholar and arts activist Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón on women graffiti writers, curation as social justice, and the importance of solidarity across the Puerto Rican diaspora.

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Jian Neo Chen wearing a black leather jacket and white button-down shirt standing in front of a fountain

Imagine Otherwise: Jian Neo Chen on Trans of Color Art and Activism

Transgender studies scholar Jian Neo Chen on the histories and futures of transgender studies publishing and drawing academic inspiration from art and activism.

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Veronica Corzo-Duchardt wearing a white shirt and grey glasses, standing in front of shelves

Imagine Otherwise: Veronica Corzo-Duchardt on Art Between Worlds

Bitch Media art director Veronica Corzo-Duchardt on architectural surfaces, her research-based art practice, and the importance of intersectional creative collaboration.

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Nia King wearing a black blazer and gold hoop earrings

Imagine Otherwise: Nia King on Supporting Queer and Trans Artists of Color

Podcaster Nia King on how she came to host the podcast We Want the Airwaves and why getting queer and trans artists of color paid fairly for their work is a key part of how she imagines otherwise.

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Tanisha C. Ford wearing a grey dress and gold earrings

Imagine Otherwise: Tanisha C. Ford on Black Creative Genius

Scholar  Tanisha C. Ford on the cultural and political dimensions of Black fashion, the state of contemporary critical feminist fashion studies, and how Black art and creative genius help us imagine otherwise.

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Gayatri Gopinath wearing a black shirt and gold hoop earrings

Imagine Otherwise: Gayatri Gopinath on Queer Diasporic Aesthetics

Queer diaspora studies scholar Gayatri Gopinath on queering visual culture, revolutionary diasporic aesthetics, and the importance of mentoring queer scholars of color.

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Francisco Galarte wearing a dark grey suit, red patterned tie, and glasses

Imagine Otherwise: Francisco Galarte on Chicanx Transgender Style

Chicanx studies scholar Francisco Galarte on the racialized politics of style for Chicanx queer and transgender subjects, the classroom as a social justice space, and how trans faculty of color can queer the academy.

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Ronak Kapadia wearing a black button-down shirt, in front of bright green leaves

Imagine Otherwise: Ronak Kapadia on Resisting Imperial Visuality

Transnational feminist studies scholar Ronak Kapadia on how Middle East, Arab, and South Asian artists are using visual culture to critique US empire and self-care and community care as feminist disability/healing justice ways to imagine otherwise.

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Kate Manthey wearing a tan coat and glasses, standing on a bridge

Imagine Otherwise: Katie Manthey on Fat Feminist Fashion Blogging

Blogger and scholar Katie Manthey on feminist fat fashion blogging, running a website about body positivity, and the racially gendered politics of what counts as “professional dress” in the academy.

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Vicko Alvarez wearing a pink and purple jacket in front of a colorful outdoor background

Imagine Otherwise: Vicko Alvarez on Latina Feminist Comics

Artist and educator Vicko Alvarez on her two comic series—ScholaR Comics and CholActivist—which use humor to tell otherwise tough stories of growing up Latina in a low-income neighborhood.

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Minh-Ha T. Pham wearing a black sleeveless shirt

Imagine Otherwise: Minh-Ha T. Pham on Asian Fashion Bloggers

Threadbared co-founder and critical fashion studies scholar Minh-Ha T. Pham on elite Asian fashion bloggers and the racialized, unpaid labor of fashion blogging.

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micha cárdenas wearing a red coat, in front of green leaves

Imagine Otherwise: micha cárdenas on Wearable Technologies for Racial Justice

Artis and scholar micha cárdenas on using wearable technologies to protect Black and Latinx communities from police violence and how queer and trans communities of color are imagining and creating more just worlds.

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Sasha Costanza-Chock wearing a red shawl, headwrap, and black skirt, sitting in a studio

Imagine Otherwise: Sasha Costanza-Chock on Design Justice

Activist, designer, media maker, and professor Sasha Costanza-Chock on the design justice movement, challenging universalism, and valuing things that don't scale.

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