Notes about Contributors

Sakina Ahmad is a communications professional with an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. She excels in marketing for artists and cultural institutions, merging design and writing to create meaningful content. Currently, she is the Assistant Manager of Marketing and Content at the American Alliance of Museums.

Tracey Davison is A PhD candidate in Medieval Studies at the CMS, York. Her thesis addresses the absence of a body of scholarship devoted to the use and perception of textiles and clothing in Anglo-Saxon England, examining the degree to which the art historical and archaeological evidence for early medieval textiles, clothing and adornment can be woven into and supported by the literature (vernacular and Latin, secular and ecclesiastical) produced and circulating in Anglo-Saxon England.

Isabella Dobson is a second year PhD student in the History of Art and Architecture at Boston University. She is interested in the ways that eroticism, desire, and sensuality operate in images of the female body from the Early Modern period.

Allison Donoghue is a second-year master’s student at the Bard Graduate Center of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture. She approaches history from an interdisciplinary lens, centering her work around material culture. She is broadly interested in gender, trade, and the relationship between Europeans and indigenous people in 17th century New England and New Amsterdam.

Iris Giannakopoulou is a PhD candidate in the History and Theory of Architecture at Yale University where she studies the relationship between architecture and politics in the postwar period. Her dissertation examines how the censorious climate of the early Cold War years impacted the practice, discourse, and overall culture of architecture in the United States. Her previous academic work involves spatial histories of radicalism in modern architectural design and urban planning practices, as well as the historical avant-garde movements’ significance in shaping individual and collective political possibilities. She holds a Diploma of Architecture from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece (2014) where she is a licensed architect, and a Master of Science Degree in Architecture Design as a Fulbright Scholar from the MIT School of Architecture (2018).

Noah Greene-Lowe (b. 1996) is a multimedia artist from Atlanta, GA, living and working in Chicago. He received his MFA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2022. He is currently a Five College Instructor of Art at Hampshire College.

Hannah Jew is a PhD student at Boston University. She studies seventeenth-century Dutch painting, print, and material culture. Her research interests pertain to the collision of the period’s global and domestic economies in relation to imagery, especially that of women and their work within the home.

Michelle Kelley is an MA student in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Boston University with diverse interests including museum engagement, materiality, and modern/contemporary art. She holds a BA in Art History and English from the College of William and Mary, where she served as President of the Muscarelle Museum University Student Exchange. Michelle interned at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gallery as an Interpretive Guide. Afterward, Michelle worked in a D.C. metro-area antique and fine art auction house.

Victoria Kenyon is a Curatorial Track doctoral student in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware. Her research interests include the history of religion and the supernatural in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century American art, and she is especially fond of exploring the macabre in visual and material culture.

Adelaide Theriault is a trans-disciplinary artist currently based on Tiwa lands in so-called Albuquerque, New Mexico, where they are working towards an MFA in Sculpture and Art and Ecology at the University of New Mexico. Adelaide works sculpturally, photographically, and performatively with found materials and site-specific sensory inquiry to nurture a practice of ecological research. Adelaide has shown in exhibitions across New Mexico and Texas, and was most recently nominated as a 2022-2023 SITE Scholar at SITE Santa Fe.

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