Notes about Contributors

J. Cabelle Ahn is a PhD Candidate in History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University and the current Samuel H. Kress Predoctoral Fellow at the Drawing Institute of the Morgan Library & Museum, NY. Her dissertation is titled “Multiple Exposures: The Exhibition of Drawings in Eighteenth-century France.

Shannon Bewley was the Provenance Research Fellow in the departments of American and European Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art prior to entering Boston University as a PhD student in the History of Art and Architecture. Her research areas include photographs of conceptual art, modernist sculpture, and exhibitions histories. 

Kristina Bivona is a first-generation college graduate. She is currently enrolled as a doctoral student at Columbia University and holds a MFA and BFA in Printmaking. She uses critique formats informed by lived experience to enlighten the bridge between art practice and scholarship.

Kristina Centore is a writer and artist based in Philadelphia, PA, USA. She is a May 2020 graduate of the Master’s program in Art History at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture. Her research focuses on technology, temporality, and political non-alignment in art during the Nasser years in Egypt.

Danielle Ezor is a doctoral candidate in the RASC/a: Rhetorics of Art, Space and Culture Ph.D. Program in Art History at Southern Methodist University. She received her B.A. in art history and studio art from Wellesley College and her M.A. in art history from the Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art. Her research focuses on eighteenth-century French visual and material culture with a concentration in race, gender, and materiality, and her dissertation addresses the construction of white femininity through women’s vanity items in eighteenth-century France and the French Caribbean.

Kate Hublou is Research Associate of Applied Arts of Europe at the Art Institute of Chicago. In May 2019 she graduated with an M.A. in Art History and Museum Studies from Case Western Reserve University where she focused her studies on modern British and Scandinavian art and design.

Joonsoo (Jason) Park is a PhD candidate in art history at Binghamton University. His research traverses the late twentieth century, particularly focusing on the intersections of art, environment, and ecology in the postwar period.

Elizabeth Rankin is an Australian artist born in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. She is interested in drawing both still and moving and in the importance of visual narrative in the genre of noir. She studies at the National Art School in Sydney where she completed her MFA in 2017.

Francesca Soriano is a PhD student in the History of Art and Architecture at Boston University. Her research focuses on late nineteenth to early twentieth century American Art, with a particular interest in acknowledging artistic ecological sensibilities and cross-cultural understandings. 

Manuel van der Veen is a PhD candidate in art science at the State Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe, Germany. He studied arts and philosophy to work at the intersections of practice and theory. His research focuses on the confrontation of traditional procedures, like trompe-l’œil and sculptural relief, with the more recent one of augmented reality.

Chahrazad Zahi was an independent curator before she joined the department of History of Art and Architecture at Boston University. Since 2012, she has been concerned with stimulating the publishing of art histories of the MENA region, beyond the western canon. 

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