The South Asian American Digital Archive symposium explores ways to challenge the systematic erasure of stories of marginalized communities in America.
By Erika Piola
As the Co-Director of the Visual Culture Program (VCP at LCP) at the Library Company of Philadelphia, the collections with which I work daily document the visual construction of history. In preparing for our current VCP exhibition Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind, the experience has purposefully challenged my conceptions of the privileged role of vision in visual culture studies.
In June, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2015 grants in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists.