Black Artists Retreat: Reflections on Convening is a collection of interviews and short essays that reflect on the creation of platforms in the absence of one. Theaster Gates details the early beginnings of the Black Artists Retreat and why after five years it’s time to reflect. Interviewed by Devin Mays, artists and scholars, Bethany Collins, Immy Mali, Daniel Lind Ramos, and Gates discuss memory, history, identity and the importance creating Black spaces.

Edited by Theaster Gates and Devin Mays. Interviews with Bethany Collins, Theaster Gates, Daniel Lind Ramos, and Immy Mali.


Published by Black Madonna Press