Musings on the modern and contemporary visual culture of the African Diaspora.

BAHM | 2.15.16 | Amanda Hunt

BAHM | 2.15.16 | Amanda Hunt

Amanda Hunt is the Director of Education and Public Programming at the Museum of Contemporary Art in LA. She previously served as an Associate Curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem. In 2016, Hunt was also a visiting curator at MOCA Cleveland. Previously, she served as a curator for LAXART, a non-profit space in LA, where she contributed to the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival and Made in LA in 2012. She holds an M.A. in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts. 

Pope.L, Black People Are the Window and the Breaking of the Window, 2004 Ph: Marc Bernier.

Above: Ph: Bryan Conley, Courtesy MOCA Los Angeles

Devin Allen, Untitled, 2015. From A Beautiful Ghetto, series featured in The Window and the Breaking of the Window. Ph: Christian N. Kerr.

While at the Studio Museum, Hunt curated Black Cowboy (2016), which featured the photography by Deana Lawson, Ron Tarver, and Brad Trent. Also in 2016, she curated The Window and the Breaking of the Window (2016), which examined art of protest in the Museum's permanent collection and featured the work of artists William Pope.L, Kerry James Marshall, Devin Allen, and others. She also curated Tenses: Artists in Residence 2015-2016, featuring the work of Jordan Casteel, EJ HIll, Jibade-Khalil Huffman.

Brad Trent, Ellis ‘Mountain Man Harris from 'The Federation of Black Cowboys', 2016

Brad Trent, 'Mama’ Kesha Morse from ‘The Federation of Black Cowboys,' 2016.

BAHM | 2.16.18 | Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi

BAHM | 2.16.18 | Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi

BAHM | 2.14.18 | Darby English

BAHM | 2.14.18 | Darby English