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Diverse Discourse: Amanda Cachia

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Thursday, Sep. 30 6:30 PM Reserve Tickets

Join DiverseWorks for the Fall 2021 Diverse Discourse Lecture with Amanda Chachia, Independent Curator and Critic. The Diverse Discourse Lecture & Studio Visit Series brings national curators, artistic directors, and critics to Houston to present a free public lecture and conduct studio visits with Houston-area artists, performers, and writers.

About Amanda Cachia
Amanda Cachia is an independent curator and critic from Sydney, Australia who received her PhD in Art History, Theory & Criticism from the University of California San Diego in 2017. Her research focuses on modern and contemporary art; curatorial studies and activism; exhibition design and access; decolonizing the museum; and the politics of embodied disability language in visual culture. She is currently working on two book projects: a monograph based on her dissertation solicited by Duke University Press, and the edited volume, Curating Access: Disability Art Activism and Creative Accommodation, under contract with Routledge that includes over 30 contributors from around the world. Cachia currently teaches art history, visual culture, and curatorial studies at Otis College of Art and Design, California Institute of the Arts, California State University Long Beach, and California State University San Marcos. She serves as Field Editor for West Coast Exhibitions (2020-2023). 

Live ASL interpretation will be provided for this talk. For additional accessibility requests, please email Jennifer Gardner by September 16, 2021. 

Studio Visits
Houston-area artists may apply for a studio visit with Amanda Cachia through the DiverseWorks Submittable application portal. The portal opens Thursday, August 12, and closes Monday, September 13; studio visits will be on September 30 and October 1.

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