William Pope.L is a public artist who challenges audiences to address America’s relationship to difference, questioning the constructed nature of social hierarchies based on race. Pope. L has exhibited and performed across the world including his touring retrospective entitled eRacism and companion book, William Pope.L: The Friendliest Black Artist in America. His most recent project The Black Factory, is at once a digital project, a traveling caravan, a social service, and a community based public art intervention. Pope L states that his presentation “will address how things influence one another.”
Co-sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, American Culture, History of Art, and the Future of Minority Studies at Michigan Workshop: How Do Identities Matter?
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