/Dialogues: Textile Artists Now, Image Courtesy of Justin Barbin.

Presented in partnership with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), /Dialogues offers panel discussions, conversations and provocative artistic discourse with leading artists, curators, designers and arts professionals on the current issues that engaged them. Highlights of the 2022 edition of /Dialogues included an historic gathering of founding and key members of AFRICOBRA (African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists) in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist; a panel addressing the rise of NFTs and their new place within the art world; a panel discussing visual practices in poetry with The Poetry Foundation; a fully bilingual conversation with 2022 EXPOSURE curator Humberto Moro and artists from his curated section of the fair; and talks with some of the world’s leading artists, including Derrick AdamsDawoud BeyKrista Franklin (SAIC Lecturer), Mary Lovelace O’NealDevan ShimoyamaGio Swaby, and more. 

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