Category: BurntCitrus Notebooks

Carl Van Vechten: Photographing the Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

A quick note on my first exhibition opening at the Museum of the City of New York: “Carl Van Vechten: Photographing the Harlem Renaissance and Beyond”. Below is the introductory text, contextualising the work of Van Vechten. The exhibition features ambient jazz music, and poetry from the Harlem Renaissance. uring the first decade of the
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Yvonne Craig: A pioneer of women’s representation in the super-hero world

oday, Yyvone Craig, best known for originating the Barbara Gordon/Batgirl character in the 1960s, passed away due to complications from breast cancer. She was 78. I met Craig once at a comic book convention in Austin. She was kind and generous with her time. When I met her, she was sitting at a table chatting
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Andrew W. Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship

Museum of the City of New York

‘m incredibly excited to announce that I was just named one of three Andrew W. Mellon Predoctoral Fellows at the Museum of the City of New York. As part of the fellowship, I will be working at the museum two days a week for fourteen months. The first two months will be dedicated to training. Afterward, the fellowship
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