Anna Arabindan-Kesson & Chika Okeke-Agulu 'Black Bodies, White Gold – Art, Cotton, and Commerce in the Atlantic World'

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:00 pm7:00 pm



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Cosponsor(s): Labyrinth Books, Department of African American Studies, Department of Art and Archaeology, the Humanities Council and the Princeton Public Library.

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In Black Bodies, White Gold, Anna Arabindan-Kesson uses cotton, a commodity central to the slave trade and colonialism, as a focus for new interpretations of the way art, commerce, and colonialism were intertwined in the nineteenth-century Atlantic world. Artist, art-historian, and Anna Kesson’s colleague at Princeton, Chika Okeke-Agulu, joins her for this important conversation; we hope you can too.

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