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Gallery Conversation with LaToya Ruby Frazier on Flint is Family

Thursday, February 29, 2024
3:00 pm
Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum

Join visual artist, photographer and advocate LaToya Ruby Frazier and Miami University's Professor of Art and Architecture History Pepper Stetler for an in-gallery conversation in connection with the special exhibition The World in Which We Live and the display of the short documentary film by Frazier entitled Flint is Family, that focuses on the social and health inequalities experienced by families affected by contamination of the public water supply in Flint, Michigan. This program is made possible by the Humanities Center, the Department of Art, and the Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum at Miami University. The event is part of the 2023-24 John W. Altman and Miami University FOCUS Programs on Environmental Justice

LaToya Ruby Frazier’s artistic practice calls for social justice, cultural change, and commentary on the American experience. Frazier’s work is held in numerous public collections, including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; and many others. She is the recipient of many honors and fellowships including the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s MacArthur Fellows Program, TED Fellows, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Gwendolyn Knight & Jacob Lawrence Prize from the Seattle Art Museum.

Latoya Ruby Frazier
Latoya Ruby Frazier
Award-Winning Artist