Visual Arts Faculty
Tina Campt is Owen F. Walker Professor of Humanities and Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. Campt is a black feminist theorist of visual culture and contemporary art. She leads the Black Visualities Initiative at the Cogut Institute for Humanities and is the founding convenor of the Practicing Refusal Collective and the Sojourner Project. Campt is the author of four books: Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender and Memory in the Third Reich (University Michigan Press, 2004); Image Matters: Archive, Photography and the African Diaspora in Europe (Duke University Press, 2012); Listening to Images (Duke University Press, 2017), and most recently, A Black Gaze (MIT Press, 2021). She has held faculty positions at the Technical University of Berlin, the University of California, Santa Cruz, Duke University, and Barnard College.
News + Links
“The Sound of Defiance” | Aperture, October 2017
Podcast: Imagine Otherwise — Tina Campt on Listening to Images | Ideas on Fire, May 2018
Book Review: A Black Gaze — “How to see the world ‘with, through, and alongside’ Black artists” | The Washington Post, August 2021
MoMA presents “Black Gazes” — virtual event part of MoMA Forums on Contemporary Photography, October 20, 2021 @ 1:30 p.m.