Virginia Black

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Adjunct Assistant Professor Interior Design 718.636.3630 p Brooklyn Campus, Pratt Studios 2

Current Course Listing (3)

Time Culture Context
Tuesday 9:00AM–11:50AM / Brooklyn Campus / Online Distance Learning, ONLINE

Interior Design Advanced Options Studio
Tuesday 2:00PM–4:50PM / Brooklyn Campus / Steuben Hall, Room 307

Interior Design Advanced Options Studio
Friday 1:00PM–3:50PM / Brooklyn Campus / Steuben Hall, Room 307

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Columbia University, Master of Science in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices, 2016

University of Michigan, Master of Architecture, 2013

Clemson University, Bachelor of Art in Architecture, Minor in Modern Languages, 2009


Virginia Black is an architect, indigenous rights advocate, and visual ethnographer whose research is sited at the intersection of bodies, the environment, and memory. Her current work is situated between New York and Ecuador, where she collaborates with AMUPAKIN, an indigenous women's midwifery. She is a founding principal of feminist architecture collaborative and teaches at Interior Design at Pratt Institute and in the Department of Architecture and Technology at NYCCT. She has worked for Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery and for a number of architecture design firms, including Maison Édouard François (Paris) and VolumeOne and AKOAKI (Detroit). Her work and writing has been published by Harvard Design Magazine, the Ecuadorian Ministry of Culture, Ed, and FLACSO.