Thursday, November 10, 2016 This program brought together three Basquiat scholars to discuss why Jean-Michel Basquiat's painting "Defacement (The Death of Michael Stewart)" matters, what it meant in 1983, and what it means in 2016. Writer and Activist Chaédria Labouvier moderated a panel with Pérez Art Museum Director Franklin Sirmans and Professor of Visual Studies at the California College of the Arts Jordana Moore Saggese.

w/ Andre Singleton, Kimberly Drew, Julianna Huxtable. Moderated by Dr. David Clinton Willis. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York. February 2016. You can see full video here:

Panel Discussion w/ Dr. Jennifer Gonzalez and Lewis Watts at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, sponsored by UC Berkeley Extension. February 2015