Anni Pullagura is a doctoral candidate in the Department of American Studies at Brown University. She holds a Master’s in Public Humanities from Brown University and a Bachelor’s in Art History from Emory University, and is currently pursuing a Master’s in the History of Art and Architecture, also from Brown University. Her dissertation, “Seeing Feeling: The Work of Empathy in Exhibitionary Spaces,” explores the intersection of moral philosophy and visual culture in the art encounter, examining how feelings attach to narratives and subjects in contemporary art and media. An advocate for social justice in museums, she has worked in various cultural institutions, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Atlanta History Center, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University. Currently, she is a curatorial fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.
The Center for Curatorial Leadership to Convene its 2018 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) will welcome fifteen art history doctoral students to New York City for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. This fifth iteration of the program will bring ... Read More >
Highlights from the Fifth Annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) convened its fifth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The program assembled 15 art history doctoral students from a dozen universities specializing in areas ranging from Roman glass portraits through to modern ... Read More >