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Leather Legacies: Heather Raquel Phillips

May 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM CT
Zoom https://zoom.us/j/94769427450

Join the LA&M each Thursday afternoon for an engaging conversation and presentation. Each session will include a guest speaker, and an opportunity for Q&A. 

Heather Raquel Phillips is a mixed race, interdisciplinary artist & independent curator living and working in Philadelphia. By equally employing both documentary and conceptual practices, Phillips explores the intersections of race, class, gender & sexuality. Phillips received her BFA from Tyler School of Art (2008) and her MFA from University of Pennsylvania (2016) where she was the recipient of the prestigious Toby Devon Lewis Fellowship & the Stuart Egnal Scholarship. She has recently exhibited in LA, Philadelphia, NYC and Washington D.C. Phillips is a lecturer in the fine arts department at the Stuart Weizman School of Design at The University of Pennsylvania, a member of the artist run gallery, NAPOLEON, Ms. Philadelphia Leather 2017 and a recipient of The Leeway Foundation Art and Change Grant. Phillips' research centers on the representation of marginalized people BY marginalized people within the leather community. Phillips was the 2019 Visiting Scholar at the Leather Archives & Museum.

The programs are held on Zoom, and are free to anyone aged 18 and over. You can download the free Zoom app for your mobile device, or connect via any web browser. An account is not necessary.