Moon Lit Joy: Gallery Talk with Phillip A. Townsend, PhD
Saturday, June 29, 2024, 2-3PM

In this insightful program, Phillip A. Townsend, PhD,Curator of Art, Art Galleries at Black Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, delves into After the Dance, 2006, a vibrant and evocative color silkscreen by British artist Chris Ofili. Through an engaging exploration of themes such as water, joy, celebration, and cultural memory, viewers are invited on a journey of discovery, uncovering the rich layers of meaning embedded with Ofili’s masterpiece.
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About Phillip A. Townsend

Phillip Townsend recently received his PhD from The University of Texas at Austin. He specializes in modern and contemporary art of the African Diaspora, focusing on the politics of identity and representational strategies of BIPOC artists. He is a co-founder of the Austin-based curatorial collective, Neon Queen Collective.

Phillip is the Curator of Art at Art Galleries at Black Studies (AGBS) at The University of Texas at Austin.