Art & Art History Lecture: Jamaa Al-Yad

Part of the series ¡GRAPHIC LIBERATION!: Perspectives on Image Making and Political Movements

Jamaa Al-Yad will  join us via Zoom

Organized by Josh MacPhee, the 2021/22 Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence* in the Department of Art and Art History at Colgate University.

Jamaa Al-Yad is an artists’ collective. We describe
ourselves in our bylaws and charter in the following way: Jamaa al-Yad is a cultural association the aim of which is the research, implementation, dissemination, and re-establishment of various cultural manifestations including but not limited to craft, design, and art, by focusing on the local, vernacular, indigenous, and popular, using methodologies and means that ideologically reflect models of collaboration, co-operation, and communality, in the belief that such works and such actions are historically shown to, and continue to be likely to, bring about beneficial social change and a betterment of the commonweal.


Presented by the Art and Art History Department and the Christian A. Johnson Foundation. The Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence was established in 1986 as a challenge grant in support of the arts at Colgate. The residency program permits one or more artists or scholars in each of the areas of fine arts, music, and theater to become part of the Colgate community every academic year.

Wednesday, September 29 at 4:30pm

Little Hall, Golden Auditorium, 105


Academics, Arts, Arts and Humanities

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