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June 23, 2021

Students in Princeton Atelier Course Visualize the Battle Cry

In a spring 2021 Princeton Atelier course conceived and led by past Hodder Fellow and current lecturer in visual arts Mario Moore along with Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies Imani Perry, students worked to give voice to Black Civil War soldiers through videos, soundscapes, and collages that create a through line to modern-day hip hop and our present moment. Learn more about the conception of the course and culminating student work in this video by Danielle Alio and a feature story written by Denise Valenti.

 

Banner Image: Courtesy of Kara Steele ’21, who recently graduated Princeton with a degree in neuroscience. Steele connected Christianity and the Bible with images of slavery, the Civil War and the present moment to conceptualize the quest for freedom.

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