We invite the XE community to join "Do it Yourself: The Theory and Practice of Art and Social Engagement" for a guest lecture by Lynnette Solange Miranda, Program Director, United States Artists and Neubauer Civic Scholar at University of Chicago on "strategy" within arts organizations and critical arts administration.
Lynnette Miranda is the Program Director at United States Artists in Chicago. As a curator, writer, and arts worker, she is passionate about fostering artists and cultivating artist communities. Miranda strives to build better systems of nonprofit management by practicing critical arts administration—alternative methods that promote equity, access, and experimentation. She has worked at leading arts institutions including Creative Time, ART21, and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2015, she coordinated three art conferences, including The Creative Time Summit: The Curriculum at both the Venice Biennale and at Brooklyn’s Boys and Girls High School, as well as ART21’s Creative Chemistries: Radical Practices for Art + Education at the Park Avenue Armory. In 2016, she was one of twelve participants in Independent Curators International’s Curatorial Intensive program in New Orleans and served as the 2016-2017 Curator in Residence at Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City. Her writing has been published in Hyperallergic, Pelican Bomb, American Craft Magazine, Sixty Inches From Center, Chicago Artist Writers, KC Studio, Informality, and This is Tomorrow, Contemporary Art Magazine. She has contributed writing to the exhibition catalogs Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp for Prospect New Orleans and Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967–2017 published by MIT Press for the University of Buffalo Art Galleries.
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