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Taylor Renee Aldridge

Taylor Renee Aldridge is a curator and writer based in Detroit, Michigan. Taylor works to investigate the intersections of equity, race and culture in an outside of cultural institutions. This is often carried out through writing essays, curating, facilitating public programs, and working as an advisory to a variety of projects. In 2014, she co-founded ARTS.BLACK with Jessica Lynne, an online publication for art criticism from Black perspectives. Taylor has written for Detroit Metro Times, Contemporary&, Hyperallergic and ARTNews. She is on Twitter and Instagram.


Jessica Lynne

Jessica Lynne is a Brooklyn based arts administrator and critic. She received her BA in Africana Studies from NYU and has been awarded residencies and fellowships from Art21 and The Cue Foundation, Callaloo, and The Center for Book Arts. Jessica contributes to publications such as Art in America, The Art Newspaper, The Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic, and Pelican Bomb. She's co-editor of ARTS.BLACK, a journal of art criticism from Black perspectives, and a founding editor of the now-defunct (but still special) Zora Magazine. Currently, Jessica serves as the Manager of Development and Communication at Recess. Find her on Twitter and Instagram.