It’s #PiDay to the world, but to those of us in St. Louis, MO, it’s #314Day. To celebrate, I decided to challenge my friends across the internet to share the 3 places and 14 things they loved most about our city. With Vogue Magazine’s article, “An Insider’s Guide to the Magic of
For February 2018, Qu’Art will celebrate Black History Month with its show “Black Is the New Black,” which centers works by local Black artists and allies responding to this theme. For this one-night art show and experience, De Nichols will both showcase a video projection and serve as a panelist during evening discussion throughout the event.
Join De Nichols and author, Natalie Hopkinson, on April 10 as they convene at Left Bank Books to discuss Hopkinson’s new book, A Mouth Is Always Muzzled: Six Dissidents, Five Continents, and the Art of Resistance. Hopkinson is a former culture critic for the Washington Post as well as a professor and scholar
Designer, Jessica Bellamy, started a YouTube and Instagram series titled “Designing from the Margins” to engage elements of black identity through design.
In this episode of “The Black Aesthetic Vol 1,” Jessica assesses#CreativeUnrest and includes a clip of De Andrea Nichols discussing this subject during a 2014 Creative Unrest conversation series she organized amongst artists during the
Who Raised You? Podcast is a kitchen table conversation between Karen (Jia Lian) Yang and Treasure Shields Redmond that explores how culture, family, and intersecting identities pave the way toward liberation. In this episode, they talk with De Nichols about hair and how appearance intersects with professionalism and activism.
On November 4, De Nichols will join arts leaders for a panel discussion during Common Field Conference Los Angeles that probes the dynamics, responsibilities, and choices that artists and organizations navigate in its responsiveness to communities.
This month, De Nichols is a recipient of the Safety Pin Box’s Black Women Being gift, which will reward one-time financial support to individual Black women who have demonstrated a commitment to serving Black people.
Be joyful in all you do.
Be well. Be healthy.
It’s fall (my favorite season), and for me, that usually means lots of new adventures and endeavors. I wanted to write to friends and colleagues near and far to share some of these in hopes that we can connect and make some magic happen together these next few months.
Often in my journey, I am asked my opinion on different experiences, affiliations, and networks that other young changemakers are pursuing. Recently, I was asked about my opinion on StartingBloc, an innovation fellowship that gathers “entrepreneurs, activists, educators, and innovators working to create change” and connects them to “tribe” to help them access