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© 2018 by Erin Jenoa Gilbert. All rights reserved.

Curated Conversations

Since 2007, Erin Jenoa Gilbert has curated conversations with emerging and established artists,

art critics and art historians in an exploration of the social, historical and political influences that inform their artistic practice, artistic process and aesthetic. 

Art Institute of Chicago 
 
Ralph Ellison: A Biography featuring Dr. Arnold Rampersad
Feb. 7, 2008
 
A Royal Gala: Opening of Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria  
Jul. 8, 2008
 
Edo Art and Construction of Memory by Dr. Adepeju Layiwola Lecture and Reception
Sept. 18, 2008
 
God’s Crucible featuring Dr. David Levering Lewis and Leslie Stahl 
Nov. 1, 2008
 
Fashioning Black Portraiture featuring Dr. Richard Powell and Dr. Kym Pinder 
Feb 6, 2009
 
A Force for Change featuring Dr. Richard Powell
 Feb. 7, 2009
 
Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy: 6th Annual Handy Linsey Lecture and Award Ceremony
Feb 17, 2009
 
Modern Views featuring Kerry James Marshall's Vignette Suite
May 16, 2009
 
Entropy featuring James B.Cuno and Bonnie Greer
Jun. 12, 2009
 
A Conversation with Jonathan Green and Ronne Hartfield
Feb. 26, 2010
 
Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy: 7th Annual Handy Linsey Lecture and Award Ceremony
Mar. 10, 2010
 
New Paradigms: How We Influence Art: Dawoud Bey, Theatster Gates and Kehinde Wiley
Apr. 9, 2010
 
Mattise and the Making of The Morrocans: Stephanie D’Alessandro and Amina Dickerson
May 25, 2010

Legends and Legacy Award Ceremony 2010: Honoring Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs
Oct. 22, 2010

Studio Museum in Harlem

 

Books & Authors:

Aesthetic of the Cool: Dr. Lowery Stokes Simms and Dr. Robert Farris Thompson

Oct. 20, 2012

 

Eyeminded: Dr. Kellie Jones in conversation with Hettie Jones

Jan. 26, 2012

 

By Love Possessed: Lorna Goodison in conversation with Charmaine Valere Sept. 20, 2012

 

The Artist’s Voice:

The Bearden Project: Dr. David Driskell in conversation with Dr. Adrienne Childs

Jan. 29, 2012

 

Ishmael Houston- Jones in conversation with Wangechi Mutu and Thomas J. Lax

Feb. 2, 2012

 

The Bearden Project: Robert Pruitt in conversation with Lauren Haynes

Mar. 1 2012

 

Ritual. Collected: Jack Whitten in conversation with Naima J. Keith

Mar. 8, 2012

 

The Bearden Project: Kira Lynn Harris in conversation with Lauren Haynes

Mar. 29, 2012

 

Thelma Golden in conversation with Leonardo Drew

Apr. 12, 2012

 

Shift: Jennie C. Jones in conversation with Terrance McKnight

Apr. 26, 2012

 

Shift: Lorraine O’Grady in conversation with Linda Goode Bryant

May 10, 2012

 

1865 Cesena Road: Ralph Lemon in conversation with Tim Griffin

May 24, 2012

 

Caribbean Crossroads: Ebony Patterson in conversation with Dr. Krista Thompson

Jun. 15, 2012

 

Primary Colors: Njideka Akinuli, Meleko Mgosi,Xaveria Simmons and Lauren Haynes

Jul. 19, 2012

 

Fore: Thomas Lax, Narcisster, Jacolby Satterwhite and Kenyatta Hinkle

Dec. 15, 2012

 

Fore: Mythical Creatures: Firelie Baez, Caitlin Cherry, Yashua Klos with Lauren Haynes 

Jan. 10, 2013

 

Fore: Lost and Found: Cullen Washington, Abigail DeVille , Valerie Piraino with Naima Keith

Feb. 7, 2013

 

Fore: West Coast Vernacular: Franklin Sirmans, Brenna Youngblood, Sadie Barnette and Noah Davis

Mar. 7, 2013

 

Stray Light: Elizabeth Alexander in conversation with David Hartt

Mar. 29, 2013

 

Intersections:

African Metropolitan Architecture:David Adjaye in conversation with Thelma Golden:

Feb. 23, 2012  


Arts, Culture and Philanthropy: Khalil Muhammad, Laveen Naidu, Margarita Aguilar, Thelma Golden:

Jun. 26, 2012

 

Contemporary Art and Contemporizing History: Thelma Golden and Khalil Muhammad

Oct. 4, 2012

 

Historicizing Globalism in Caribbean Art, Haiti by Dr. Erica Moiah James

Oct. 12, 2012 

 

Masking and Performance Art in the Postcolonial Caribbean by Dr. Krista Thompson

Oct. 12, 2012

 

Curating Carnival? Performance in Contemporary Caribbean Art by Claire Tancons

Oct. 12, 2012

 

Gordon Parks featuring Thelma Golden and Glenn Ligon

Jan. 24, 2013