Rouse Visiting Artist Lecture: Marcus Samuelsson

Event Description:

Celebrated chef Marcus Samuelsson will share reflections on race, class, place and equity in the American food landscape, drawing from his forthcoming book The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food. He will then be joined by GSD Professor in Practice and founder of urbanAC, Toni L. Griffin; Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem; and Mark Raymond, Director of the Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. The group will come together for a conversation exploring the deep and intertwining relationships between memory, identity and authorship that exist for Black creatives who reference, make and keep place through their work.



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