Steve McQueen Symposium

Friday, October 28, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Yale Center for British Art YCBA, Lecture Hall
1080 Chapel Street
06510 New Haven , CT

Across a diverse body of work spanning thirty years, Black British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen (b. 1969, London) has documented stories of incarceration and violence, intimacy and vulnerability. On October 28 and 29, the Yale Center for British Art will convene an international symposium that investigates the range of McQueen’s artistic and film practice. To coincide with and precede the program, a single work by the artist, “Lynching Tree” (2013) will be on view at the museum through October 30.
The symposium will begin with a roundtable discussion from 3:30 to 5 pm EDT on Friday October 28, and will be followed by a full day of sessions from 9:15 am to 5:00 pm EDT on Saturday, October 29. The program will be livestreamed through the YCBA website.
Featured speakers include: Karen Alexander, Independent Curator and Lecturer; Kimberly Juanita Brown (Yale PhD 2006), Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, Dartmouth; Stuart Comer, The Lonti Ebers Chief Curator of Media and Performance, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Cheryl Finley (Yale PhD 2002), Associate Professor of Art History, Cornell University; Donna De Salvo, Senior Adjunct Curator, Special Projects, Dia Art Foundation, New York; and Hamza Walker, Director of LAXART, Los Angeles.
Please visit the YCBA website for the full schedule and additional information.
This program will be livestreamed.

Open To: 
General Public
Diversity and Inclusion
Libraries Museums Galleries
Arts and Humanities
Colloquia and Symposia