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Black Fine Art Month Salon Talk ‘Who’s Got Next’
October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We’re proud to partner with Pigment International, Pigment International for a Salon Talk that explores Black Chicago Art History and legacies, featuring our favorite TikTok historian ‘6figga_dilla’ !
Known on social media as ‘6figga_dilla’, Shermann “Dilla” Thomas is a lifelong resident of Chicago’s Auburn-Gresham neighborhood and his Tik Tok videos on Chicago history attract thousands. He will feature a debut video project, tracing the long lineage and global impact of Chicago Black art history.
An intimate conversation will take place with Ciera McKissick (curator); Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff (collector); zakkiyyah najeebah dumas-o’neal (SSCAC); Alicia Goodwin (jewelry designer and collector), and Indianapolis based historian Kaila Austin as it regards continuing Black art legacies!
The conversation will be moderated by WTTW’s Angel Idowu.
Refreshments and drinks will be provided to all attendees, we hope to see you there!