July 1, 2021November 30, 2021

Joyce Morrow Jones is a mixed media fiber and sculpture artist weaving the art of storytelling through her creations. Her work is inspired by transformational stories of women in their journey through life, history, and cultural traditions. African and Diaspora themes reflecting cultural traditions often with multicultural images are also prominent in her artwork. Born in Cleveland, Joyce acknowledges her Jamaican and African heritage.

August 27, 2021September 26, 2021
Presented by Museum of Creative Human Art

Helpful? Unfortunately, those who lend a 'helping hand' aren't always who they appear to be.

February 18, 2021June 5, 2021

“What happens when we proceed as if we know this, antiBlackness, to be the ground on which we stand, the ground from which we to attempt to speak, for instance, an “I” or a “we” who know, an “I” or a “we” who care?"

—Christina Sharpe, In the Wake: On Blackness and Being

Imagine Otherwise expresses the boundlessness and fierceness of Black imagination and love despite ongoing antiBlack violence as it thinks with Christina Sharpe’s groundbreaking book In the Wake: On Blackness and Being. Featuring artists Shikeith, Imani Dennison, Amber N.

July 1, 2020June 5, 2021
British artist Martin Creed made the first version of his text-based sculpture Work No. 3398 EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT in 1999. One of his most iconic works, variations of the site-responsive neon continue to appear in different sizes and colors throughout the world. The sculpture is emblematic of Creed’s artistic practice, which uses language, ordinary materials, and everyday interventions to communicate with the larger public. Commissioned for moCa’s Gund Commons, Creed’s Work No.
February 18, 2021June 5, 2021

Naeem Mohaiemen combines films, installations, and essays, to explore histories of rhizomatic families, malleable borders, and socialist utopias.  

January 31, 2020January 2, 2021
American artist Margaret Kilgallen (1967–2001) died at the young age of thirty-three, just as her work was gaining recognition and prominence. that’s where the beauty is., brings to light the astonishing visual complexity of Kilgallen’s short career, highlighting the major themes that unify her multilayered practice. Kilgallen’s work brings front and center an aesthetic that reminds us we need not look only within the commercial mainstream or readily accessible narratives for inspiration and empowerment.
January 31, 2020January 2, 2021

“Historically Indigenous and Black artists have been visionaries in our struggles and movements. They have also affirmed our presence—created temporary spaces of joy and freedom, and enabled me to go on. In the academy I think about things, and lecture about things, but in performance I can set up space together with an audience to share something different. I really liked creating these islands of freedom, little glimpses of freedom where we stand together and we get to feel, just for a second maybe, what freedom might be like, and to get that feeling into our bones.

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