THE STATE OF BLACKNESS CONFERENCE 

February 21-22, 2014 

The State of Blackness: From Production to Presentation was a two-day, interdisciplinary conference event held at the Ontario College of Art and Design University and Harbourfront Centre for the Arts. It brought together forty-two (42) artists, curators, academics, students, and multiple publics to engage in dialogue and, in effect, problematize the histories, current situation, and future state of black diasporic artistic practice and representation in Canada.