Angela Brown

Art & Archaeology

Research Interests: Textiles, Bodily Techniques, Ephemera, Archives, Dance and Film

Angela H. Brown is a Ph.D. candidate focusing on textiles, nontraditional archives, and craft pedagogies, especially in the Caribbean and Latin America. Her dissertation takes a material approach to the co-constitution of modernity, coloniality, and indigeneity through weaving practices in Puerto Rico, Mexico City, and Oaxaca in the mid-20th century. Angela holds a B.A. from Vassar College and her writing has appeared in the Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy, e-flux architecture, and small axe salon. She served as a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and her scholarship has been supported by the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) and the Dedalus Foundation.