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Deeper Than Indigo Southern Textile Symposium

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Feb 21 - 23 2019
Deeper Than Indigo Southern Textile Symposium

The Deeper Than Indigo:  Southern Textile Symposium brings national scholars to St. Augustine and enlists a dozen regional cultural organizations to participate in this broad program. 

The symposium provides an opportunity, during Flagler College’s 50th Anniversary, to investigate the rich history of St. Augustine and the Southeastern United States through the lens of the indigo trade and the repercussions of slavery and colonialism.  The program offers an occasion to rethink the historical narrative related to the Atlantic slave trade through shared voices across a multitude of artistic practices and professions. St. Augustine has historic and cultural ties with Georgia and Florida, including the Gullah-Geechee Cultural

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Details about the three-day, multi-venue, regional symposium can be found on this website.

Project Co-Directors

Laura Mongiovi, MFA, Associate Professor, Department of Art and Design, Flagler College, St. Augustine

Elizabeth Kozlowski, MFA, Independent Curator and Editor, Surface Design Journal, New Orleans, PhD Candidate, Cultural Anthropology at Tulane University, New Orleans

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