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CANCELED: IHUM Faber Lecture: Encumbrance

Cameron Rowland, artist

April 29, 2020 · 4:30 pm ·

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities (IHUM)
3 & 4 Will. IV c. 73, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2020 Installation view

The property relation of the enslaved included and exceeded that of chattel and real estate. Plantation mortgages exemplify the ways in which the value of people who were enslaved, the land they were forced to labor on, and the houses they were forced to maintain were mutually constitutive.

Cameron Rowland is an American artist, chosen as a MacArthur Fellow in 2019. Rowland’s art has been featured in such collections as the Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, among others.  Rowland’s artwork focuses on critiquing systems and institutions of racial capitalism.

Funding provided by the Eberhard L. Faber 1915 Memorial Fund in the Humanities Council

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