Kimberly Bobier

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Visiting Assistant Professor History of Art and Design 718.636.3598 p Brooklyn Campus, East Hall 2

Current Course Listing (4)

21/FA-HAD-365-03 History of Communications Design

21/FA-HAD-365-04 History of Communications Design

21/FA-PIC-326-01 Archive Fever

21/FA-PIC-326-01 Archive Fever

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Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Kim Bobier specializes in modern and contemporary periods with an emphasis on African American art history and the politics of representation. Following her dissertation “Representing and Refracting the Civil Rights Movement in Late Twentieth-Century Art,” her latest scholarly work examines archive fever and fabulation as well as the intersections of surveillance studies and critical race art history. Bobier is the recipient of fellowships from institutions such as the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program, the Mellon Black Metropolis Research Consortium, and the Luce American Council of Learned Societies. Her writing appears in Afterimage, African Arts Journal, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Art Journal, International Review of African American Art, Panorama: Association of Historians of American Art, Routledge’s anthology Social Practice Art in Turbulent Times, and elsewhere. She is currently at work guest editing the special issue “Views from the Larger Somewhere: Race, Vision, and Surveillance” for Women & Performance