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Ideas of our Time: Art, Race, and American Identity


by MOCA Jacksonville

Join UNF’s Black Student Union President, Nique McCloud and artist Carl Joe Williams for a conversation about art and systemic racism.
About this Event
Join Nique McCloud, President of the UNF Black Student Union, in conversation with Project Atrium artist, Carl Joe Williams, as they discuss his new exhibition at MOCA Jacksonville, Making Great Lives Matter.

In Making Great Lives Matter, Carl Joe Williams, a New Orleans- based multimedia artist, presents a large-scale project at MOCA Jacksonville that considers the idea of the American Dream. Questioning its viability and examining its intersection with systemic racism in America.  Project Atrium: Carl Joe Williams is now on view until March 21.

Ideas of Our Time: Contemporary Conversations : MOCA Jacksonville’s lecture series presents thoughtful and engaging dialogue with artists, educators, and others around some of the most vital and important art and ideas of our time.

Photo: ©CARL JOE WILLIAMS, Making Great Lives Matter (detail), 2020. Site-specific installation at MOCA Jacksonville.


  • Free


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