Prospect New Orleans and the Big Picture


Nari Ward, Diamond Gym: Action Network, 2008; Site specific sculptural installation at the Battleground Baptist Church in Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans for Prospect.1; Image: John d’Addario.


Prospect New Orleans and the Big Picture:

A Conversation Exploring Contemporary Art Exhibitions through Place, Artistic Practice, and Community 

Thursday, March 24, 7:30pm 

Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center 
2200 Lafitte Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119

Free and Open to the Public!


Join us for a Roundtable Discussion on citywide art exhibitions featuring

Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Director of the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in Atlanta and co-curator of Cinema Remixed & Reloaded: Black Women Artist and the Moving Image 2.0, Havana Biennial, Cuba (2012)

Elvira Dyangani Ose, Lecturer in Visual Cultures, independent curator, and curator of the 8th edition of the Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (GIBCA), 2015 

Nari Ward, Artist, participant in the Prospect.1 Biennial (2008), the Whitney Biennial (1995, 2006) and Documenta XI (2002)

Moderated by
Scott Hutcheson, Senior Advisor to the Mayor for Cultural Economy for the City of New Orleans

William A. Fagaly, Françoise Billion Richardson Curator of African Art, New Orleans Museum of Art and Prospect New Orleans Board Member


This event is part of Prospect New Orleans’ Bridge Years Community Engagement Programs—a series of free, bi-monthly workshops, lectures, and activities that lead up to the opening of Prospect.4 in the Fall of 2017.

Generous funding for the Bridge Years Community Engagement Program has been provided by the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Whitney Bank, Ralph and Susan Brennan, Joan Mitchell Foundation, the RosaMary Foundation, the Keller Family Foundation, the Arts Council of New Orleans, and the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana. This program is also supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.