Moira Roth, who has written extensively on Faith Ringgold, as well as traveled with her to France and Morocco, will present a “picture” of Ringgold in her many roles as artist, activist, writer and performer.
Moira Roth is an art historian, writer and playwright with a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Since 1985 she has taught at Mills College, where she holds the Trefethen Chair of Art History--previously she taught in the University of California system: U.C. Irvine (1970-1972), U.C. Santa Cruz (1973-1974) and U.C. San Diego (1974-1985). Since the early 1970s she has been involved in feminism and U.S. performance history and from the 1980s onward, she has worked increasingly cross-culturally, and internationally. In 2012 she was the blogger for the 18th Biennale of Sydney in Australia. Roth has frequently written on Faith Ringgold, and has also traveled with her to Paris and North Africa. She edited Ringgold's autobiography, published in 1995: We Flew Over the Bridge: The Memoirs of Faith Ringgold.
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Members-$10 General-$15 The meet-the-speaker RECEPTION begins at 3:30pm. The TALK begins at 4:00pm.