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SPARK – Cultural Reckoning: New Ways of Becoming: In Search of African American and Indigenous Space Research Collective

April 22 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Online

Presented by – Jeffrey Hogrefe and Scott Ruff

April 22, Thursday, 5:00 pm

In Search of African American and Indigenous Space is a transdisciplinary, world shaping and world making research practice, which contributes to the development of new ways of becoming for Black, Indigenous, and Peoples of Color, LGBT and allies through practices of collaborative teaching and learning, publications, conferences, symposia, curriculum development, pedagogy and community development. The transdisciplinary research collaborative engages across the disciplines that inform architecture and performance in media, representation and experimental poetics through the work of intersectionality and spirituality.

Jeffrey Hogrefe is a professor of Humanities and Media Studies and Founder of the Architecture Writing Program at Pratt Institute. His articles have been published by the Modern Language Association, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and Icono 14, among others. With Scott Ruff, he is the co-editor of In Search of African American Space Redressing Racism (2020, Lars Müller).

Scott Ruff is a visiting associate professor of Architecture at Pratt Institute, a visiting professor of architecture at Cornell University and the principal of Ruff/Works Studio.
His articles have been published in Thresholds and Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, among others. With Jeffrey Hogrefe, he is the co-editor of In Search of African American Space Redressing Racism (2020, Lars Müller).

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