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Joyce J. Scott’s Ancestry Doll 1

Location: Hutzler Reading Room, Gilman Hall
Dates: on permanent display

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Students in Jennifer Kingsley's Spring 2017 class "Collections Remix" mined JHU collections for materials that reflect the experiences of African Americans. Students Madelena Brancati and Nia Josiah worked with a newly acquired artwork by Baltimore artist and MacArthur genius award winner Joyce J. Scott, identifying a site on campus for the sculpture, developing an installation concept in discussion with the artist, preparing interpretations and coming up with ideas for programs.