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Kamoinge Group Portrait (detail), 1973, Anthony Barboza (American, born 1944), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Courtesy Eric and Jeanette Lipman Fund, 2019.249 © Anthony Barboza photography.

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The Kamoinge Workshop: Collaboration, Community and Photography (Day 1)

Thursday, Sep 3

5:00 PM–7:00 PM


In partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and VCU School of the Arts, the ICA at VCU is hosting a symposium in conjunction with the VMFA’s special exhibition, Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop.

Join us weekly for panel discussions with Kamoinge artists and scholars to contextualize and address Kamoinge’s role in the history of 20th-century photography, and the Black Arts Movement, as well as the social and professional challenges faced by black photographers working in the field.

Registration is free but required and you must register for each day of the Symposium that you are interested in attending.


Day One

Thu, Sept 3 | 5:00–7:00 pm

Day Two 

Thu, Sept 10 | 5:00–7:00 pm

Day Three

Thu, Sept 17 | 5:00–6:30 pm

Day Four

Thu, Sept 24 | 5:00–7:00 pm

Day Five

Thu, Oct 1 | 5:00–6:30 pm

Day Six

Thu, Oct 8 | 5:00–6:30pm

Day Seven

Thu, Oct 15 | 6:30–7:30 pm