racial justice


LVA's Artebella On The Radio: January 10, 2019

Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self- Determination Movements, will be at the Schneider Hall Galleries through Feb. 22. Dr. Catherine Fosl of the Anne Braden Institute, Carla Wallace from Showing Up for Racial Justive, and Chris Reitz and Jessica Oberdick of the Hite Institute joined us to discuss this exhibit. . Tune in at 10am to WXOX 97.1 FM, or stream onArtxfm.com for LVA's Artebella On the Radio with Keith Waits.


Dr. Catherine Fosl is a Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and founding Director of the Anne Braden Institute. Dr. Fosl was Anne Braden’s biographer and is the author of Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002), as well as other books.


Carla Wallace is a civil rights activist in Louisville, Ky. She is co-founder of the Fairness Campaignand Showing Up for Racial Justice and a member of the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights Hall of Fame


Chris Reitz is Assistant Professor of Critical and Curatorial Studies and Gallery Director at the Hite Art Institute. His research focuses on transnational practices in art and exhibitions of the past 30 years, with a particular emphasis on art and the art market in the era of neoliberalism.

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Jessica Oberdick is a visual artist, curator, and writer. She has contributed to various online platforms including Burnaway and Ruckus Louisville, and was recently published in the international magazine Boshemia. She has curated + co-curated exhibitions at 1619 Flux and KMAC Museum, both in Louisville, and currently is the Exhibitions Assistant for the Hite Institute for Visual Art at the University of Louisville.