Michele Faith Wallace

Michele Wallace, Professor of English, Women’s Studies and Film Studies at the City College of New York and the City University of NY Graduate Center, Ph.D. in Cinema Studies, New York University is author of Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman (1979), Black Popular Culture: A Project by Michele Wallace (1991), Dark Designs and Visual Culture (2005) andInvisibility Blues: New Edition (2008).  The daughter of the artist Faith Ringgold, she has also written a number of essays on her mother’s work, including American People, Black Light: Faith Ringgold’s Paintings of the 1960s (2010) , “American Black: Faith Ringgold’s Black Light Series,” Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Number 29: Fall 2011, 50-61, and “’We Came to America’” by Faith Ringgold and the Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,” in The Female Gaze: Women Artist Making Their World edited by Robert Cozzollino. Currently working on a collection of essays on Ringgold’s work to be called Faith Ringgold: My Mother, My Muse, My Mentor.

via Feminist Wire