CASSANDRA PRESS a Key Publication on Black Scholarship

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Title: Artist Visit - Kandis Williams
Produced by: Reza Monahan Studio
Edited by: Cal Crawford
Originally Published: June 18, 2020
Video courtesy of Cassandra Press and Gallery Association Los Angeles (GALA)

During this visit, Kandis walks us through her artist-run publishing and educational platform, CASSANDRA PRESS, and some of its key publications on Black scholarship, reparations, misogynoir, violent abstractions of race, and more.

GALLERYPLATFORM.LA is a project of Gallery Association Los Angeles (GALA) formed to serve the dynamic Los Angeles art community with weekly rotating gallery viewing rooms and original editorial content.

About the Series
As part of an ongoing series, GALLERYPLATFORM.LA is working with artists to show how the pandemic is effecting their work.

About the Artist
Artist Kandis Williams is widely recognized for her critical approach to myth, libidinal and social coded behavior, and the affectual provocations of structural violence entangled with race, aesthetics, and ethics. Her practice spans collage, writing, performance, pedagogy and multimedia.

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