Ayanna Dozier is an artist, lecturer, curator, and scholar. She recently completed her PhD in Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. She is currently a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum and a lecturer in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University.
Helina Metaferia is an interdisciplinary artist working across collage, assemblage, video, performance, and social engagement. Through a hybrid of media, Helina’s practise is concerned with exploring overlooked stories relating to the Black experience, mainly in the context of the West. As a research based artist, Helina’s work is informed by written and oral archives, dialogical art, and somatic studies. She is currently an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow / Assistant Professor at Brown University. Helina’s work has appeared in numerous institutional solo and group exhibitions. Her solo exhibition, Generations will open at the Museum of Fine Art, Boston in Autumn 2021.