"African Women Speaking Through Archives" with Doriana Diaz
The transformative role of archival work in voicing the narratives of African and Afro-diasporic women.
Mar 14
Mar 14
18:00 - 19:00 GMT
14:00 - 15:00 EST
11:00 - 12:00 PST
21:00 - 22:00 CAT

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Join us for an enlightening Instagram Live session titled "African Women Speaking Through Archives," featuring the remarkable Doriana Diaz. This live discussion will dive deep into the ways in which African women have historically used and continue to use archives to document their experiences, assert their voices, and shape their narratives. Doriana, a multidimensional artist, archivist, and memory worker, will explore the significance of archival work in preserving and amplifying the stories of African and Afro-diasporic women, illuminating how these archives serve not just as repositories of history but as active tools of resistance and reclamation.

  • The Power of Archives in African Women's Narratives
  • Archiving Today: Practices and Projects
  • Introducing "Restorying Afro-femininity
  • Q&A and Closing

Meet our speakers

Doriana Diaz
Artist, archivist, and memory worker
Doriana Diaz, a Philadelphia-based multidimensional artist, archivist, and memory worker, is celebrated for her impactful collage works and workshops, exploring themes of loss, memory, and identity through visual storytelling. She believes art has DNA, Her work is an exploration of cultural agency, archival documentation, and rhythms of resistance and expansion.
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