Duane Deterville

Duane

Duane Deterville is a visual artist, writer, and scholar of visual culture. His area of expertise is African and Afri-diasporic visual culture. As the co-founder of Sankofa Cultural Institute, he was the creative director of three symposiums on jazz history and has lectured widely on the topic of jazz and visual culture at galleries, museums, universities, and colleges. Deterville was an invited speaker at SFMOMA’s 75th anniversary event “75 Reasons to Live” and is an alumni columnist for the museum’s Open Space blog. He is the co-author of Black Artists in Oakland, a visual history published by Arcadia Publishing. Most recently he co-founded the Oakland Maroons Art Collective and is currently one of several cultural theorists working in the Future of Soul Think Tank at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. He holds a master’s degree in visual and critical studies from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.

Posts by Duane Deterville (Duane Deterville)

ThEN is Now: Joyce Gordon Gallery’s Ten-Year Anniversary Exhibit
October 19, 2013  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 3 Comments »

A Short Reflection on Slow Art Day
May 10, 2013  |  By | Filed under 151 3rd | 1 Comment »

Giving Full Attention to a Film without Pictures
April 22, 2013  |  By | Filed under 151 3rd | 0 Comments »

Kahlil Joseph’s “Until the Quiet Comes”: The Afriscape Ghost Dance on Film (part II)
March 4, 2013  |  By | Filed under Essay | 7 Comments »

Kahlil Joseph’s “Until the Quiet Comes”: The Afriscape Ghost Dance on Film
March 2, 2013  |  By | Filed under Essay | 5 Comments »

The Visual as a Quickening Sound Vibration: An Interview with Musician Oluyemi Thomas, Part III
August 5, 2012  |  By | Filed under Conversations, Miscellany | 14 Comments »

The Visual as a Quickening Sound Vibration: An Interview with Musician Oluyemi Thomas, Part II
August 5, 2012  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 0 Comments »

The Visual as a Quickening Sound Vibration: An Interview with Musician Oluyemi Thomas, Part I
August 4, 2012  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 0 Comments »

Thinking about Luc Tuymans’ Congo Imagery
March 1, 2010  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 6 Comments »

Eesuu Orundide’s Exhibit “Sugar”
February 28, 2010  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 2 Comments »

Jim Dennis and Ted Pontiflet Artist’s Talk
February 23, 2010  |  By | Filed under Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Techno Kisi: Interview with Artist Karen Seneferu
February 16, 2010  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 6 Comments »

Painter Mark Dukes and Archbishop Franzo King Part III
January 30, 2010  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 4 Comments »

Painter Mark Dukes and Archbishop Franzo King Part Two
January 29, 2010  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 1 Comment »

Interview with Coltrane Icon Painter Mark Dukes and Archbishop Franzo King
January 28, 2010  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 4 Comments »

7.5 Minutes of Fame
January 6, 2010  |  By | Filed under 151 3rd | 1 Comment »

Simulacrum Blackness: Images of Artificial Hair Vendors in Oakland
January 2, 2010  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 2 Comments »

The Billboard for the Film Invictus
December 8, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 12 Comments »

Githinji Wambire’s West Oakland Studio Part 2
December 4, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 4 Comments »

Destiny’s Sacred Jazz Celebration
November 16, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 1 Comment »

Githinji Wambire’s West Oakland Studio Part 1
November 15, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 5 Comments »

Seeing with the Blackeyed Pea:The Art of Letitia Ntofon
October 20, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 10 Comments »

Drawing Down Spirits: Sacred Ground Markings of Vodou in San Francisco
September 22, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 10 Comments »

Van Gogh’s Blues People
September 17, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 8 Comments »