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Our Mission

The Amplification Project: Digital Archive for Forced Migration, Contemporary Art, and Action documents, preserves, connects and raises the visibility of art and activism inspired, influenced, or affected by forced migration. 

Who We Are

Collective Advisory Group

Elizabeth Shoshany Anderson is Assistant Curator at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Lead Curator of Arts + Literature Laboratory, a community-driven contemporary non-profit arts organization. She also works to organize exhibitions for the Bubbler program through the City of Madison Public Library. Before joining MMoCA, Shoshany Anderson was Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Shoshany Anderson was previously based in London, where she held a Curatorial Internship at the Tate Modern. Additionally, she has served as a juror and guest curator on numerous panels and programs. Shoshany Anderson received her MA in Curating the Art Museum from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, and a BA in Art History and Jewish Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Kathy Carbone is a Postdoctoral Scholar and Lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Before joining UCLA, she was the Institute Archivist and Performing Arts Librarian for over a decade at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and a modern dancer and choreographer for more than 20 years. Carbone holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies from UCLA, an MLIS from Kent State University, and an MA in Dance and Music and a BFA in Dance from Ohio University. Carbone’s research focuses on contemporary art practices with archives; documenting and archiving performance; human rights, social justice, and archives; art and forced migration; and, digital community archives.

Vukašin Nedeljković: artist, activist, and, independent scholar (Dublin)

Pinar Öğrenci: artist and writer (Istanbul and Berlin)

Habibah (Biba) Sheikh: theater artist, curator, and activist (Detroit)

Aida Wilde: visual artist, printmaker, and educator (London)

How to Participate

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