Faith Ringgold, Black Light Series #7: Ego Painting, 1969. Front cover of Faith Ringgold: American People, edited by Massimiliano Gioni and Gary Carrion-Murayari, Phaidon, 2022

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Faith Ringgold: American People,” this panel discussion explores the enduring influence of Harlem on Ringgold’s life and work and the impact she has had on the neighborhood's creative community. Featuring Director of Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling Rob Fields, Director and CEO of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Sandra Jackson-Dumont, writer and professor Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, and artist Nari Ward, the conversation is moderated by exhibition co-curator Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator. Co-presented with Cooper Union, with support from Phaidon Press.