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Virtual | Equity & Representation in Contemporary Art - Shared screen with speaker view
ArtTable Inc
14:42
Hi everyone, thanks for joining us today! I’m Haley from ArtTable
Tangy Morgan
14:44
Hello from London!
L Toye
14:59
Welcome Everyone. Glad you’re here!
Adrienne DeVine
15:06
Hello from Pasadena
Tiffany W (she/her/hers)
15:06
Hi from Alexandria, VA
Lesley Heller
15:08
lesley heller from NYC currently in Miami-beautiful here.
ArtTable Inc
15:21
ArtTable’s Annual Benefit https://arttable.org/event/2021benefit/
Christina Batipps
15:31
Hi from DC!
Yvonne Allmond
16:06
Hello from Norfolk, Virginia!! 15 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean.
Jessica Porter, Lila Harnett Executive Director, ArtTable (she/her)
16:16
Hello Everyone! Welcome!
Diane Brigham (she/her)
16:19
Greetings from Los Angeles! Diane Brigham, from Ryman Arts.
Paige Wery
16:24
Hello from Los Angeles!
OTetkowski
16:28
Greetings from New York!
Katherine Hebert
16:32
Hello from Virginia
ArtTable Inc
16:40
https://arttable.org/impact/
Virginia MOCA
16:52
Hello from Virginia Beach!
ArtTable Inc
40:19
Just want to reiterate that if anyone has any questions to please enter them here!
Angelica Semmelbauer
41:41
Great point!
jillithmoniz
42:26
If we waited to be invited or feel comfortable, we would be still be outside looking in.
Kimberli Gant
42:47
too true
SDulaney
43:46
Agree, Ms. Mitchell. There is a "check the box"
SDulaney
44:57
A "check the box" attitude; but I am not sure there is as much emphasis on inclusion even if there is an attempt at diversity.
Andrea Chung Studio
47:07
The boards need to change
jillithmoniz
52:28
My question is what will happen to the focus on Black art after this moment of performative allyship ends. There is already a relaxed perspective toward Black restorative justice now that Biden is in office.
Paige Wery
53:12
there’s great and diverse original art coming from non-profit programs which is a great place to start collecting.
Andrea Chung Studio
53:58
Jill, it will go back to the way it was
Kimberli Gant
54:21
always that cycle of popularity and then not
Kimberli Gant
55:03
check out social media to find artists too
Andrea Chung Studio
55:04
Yup. I think artists can start making demands of institutions if they are approached by wealthy museums like the Whitney or guggenheim
Andrea Chung Studio
56:04
I’ve been having things written into my contract that there must be anti-racist training throughout the museum before I work with them and it must be separate from their HR dept. this includes all staff and board members. That costs them nothing to do.
jillithmoniz
56:05
We have seen what happens when galleries and collectors “cash out” on Black artists. The tragic tales of Oscar Murillo et al…
Andrea Chung Studio
56:53
Jill, and Boafo
jillithmoniz
57:11
Lucien Smith
Lauren Davidson
57:35
@Andrea Chung Studio- I think that is brilliant! As the artist, you should have the power and ability to make those sorts of demands.
jillithmoniz
59:43
Amoaka’s saga resembles Njideka’s story. Neither can afford to buy their own work back from the collectors who have used it to manipulate the market for their on going capital gain.
Andrea Chung Studio
01:00:55
Yes Jill, it’s why I don’t want my own work to increase ion value so quickly. Deb did a good job of that. I do not want my work in any auction house.
Kitty Teerling
01:02:25
How to demand royalties for artists and continued ownership by artist in % of the work from auction houses/dealers etc?
Andrea Chung Studio
01:03:36
Kitty, California has a 5% royalty for resale but nobody adheres to it. I think there should be some kind of unionization of the profession.
Lauren Davidson
01:08:52
That's an excellent point Kimberli. Although it may not change the system, it makes it known that Black and Brown collectors exist and that focusing on white collectors should not be the goal.
Soraya Rios
01:09:30
Excellent, Andrea!
SDulaney
01:09:36
Thank you, Andrea. As a union attorney, we appreciate your support!
Marilyn LaVegne (she/her)
01:09:47
How are Black curators being hemmed-in when they’re putting together exhibits for their museums?
Laura Vookles
01:09:49
I think that is great that you are asserting that.
Adrienne DeVine
01:10:35
The system is as the system does. Creating what we want to have for ourselves. taking cues from the hiphop generation will lead to the development of systems and institutions... meaning ways of being community-wise, that understand, respect, and share our values.
Kimberli Gant
01:11:13
Andrea needs to make a whitepaper on this!!!
June
01:11:39
yes!!!
Kimberli Gant
01:11:42
artists need to know about this
SDulaney
01:11:59
Own your power.
Adrienne DeVine
01:13:11
Artists need to know about contracts period. We don't know our power.
Adrienne DeVine
01:13:23
willfull ignorance
Lauren Davidson
01:14:23
What can be done about the pipeline of people of color, specifically Black and Brown people, into these careers? I think that is a part of this issue as well. Making it known that careers as curators, registrars, etc. are viable careers!
Adrienne DeVine
01:14:35
Not willfulll ignorance of artists, but of those who say they don't know.
Yvonne Allmond
01:14:44
Every industry says they cannot "find us". I'm in banking and they have been saying that for all my career.
Adrienne DeVine
01:15:41
thats the willful ignorance I'm talking about!
Marilyn LaVegne (she/her)
01:15:54
Some with privilege are satisfied NOT TO KNOW. We all must contribute to changing that in the art world
Tangy Morgan
01:16:03
I'm in Banking and Finance in the UK and the same 'we cannot find them' is typical across industry sectors. It's about the homogeneity of the boards.
Chela Mitchell
01:17:04
Thank you, everyone!
Laura Vookles
01:17:05
I am from the Hudson River Museum, BTW. In Yonkers.
Kimberli Gant
01:17:15
Lynne, Chela, and June ya'll have been AMAZING!
Jessica Porter, Lila Harnett Executive Director, ArtTable (she/her)
01:17:20
Thank you everyone!
Tangy Morgan
01:17:21
This was excellent! Thank you all!
Tiffany W (she/her/hers)
01:17:21
thank you!
Paige Wery
01:17:22
thank you everyone!
Andrea Chung Studio
01:17:22
This needs to happen once a month
Katherine Hebert
01:17:23
Thank you!!! Great stuff
Laura Vookles
01:17:23
This has been great!
Lauren Davidson
01:17:26
Excellent session!! Thank you!!
Andrea Chung Studio
01:17:26
This was dope
SDulaney
01:17:31
Excellent Panel!
Cecily Hutchison
01:17:31
Thank you all!
Jennifer Scanlan
01:17:33
Thank you!
jillithmoniz
01:17:33
Thank you
Jessica Lynne
01:17:35
This was excellent. Thank you all!
Marilyn LaVegne (she/her)
01:17:35
Thank you ART TABLE
Angelica Semmelbauer
01:17:36
Fantastic and important conversation, thank you!
Shana Nys Dambrot
01:17:36
Thank you for this!
June
01:17:38
than yo everyone!!