Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons
May. 11, 2021—Afro-Cuban American artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons and the Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice, a trans-institutional partnership that she founded at Vanderbilt University, have received prestigious awards this spring.
Apr. 16, 2021—Through a partnership with Vanderbilt University and other Nashville organizations, Fisk University will host a large-scale public artwork by prominent Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama starting April 21.
Vanderbilt‘s Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice features works by revolutionary composer, renowned artist
Mar. 16, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice initiative has announced its spring programs, which will feature works by African American composer Julius Eastman and Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama.
Jan. 27, 2021—Vanderbilt Professor of Art Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons says her vision for "When We Gather," a new film and art project, was influenced by remarks from Vice President Kamala Harris, the first woman and first woman of color to serve in that role. The online premiere for the three-minute film, which pays tribute to heroines of the past, visionaries of the present and leaders of the future, will be on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. CT.
Sep. 11, 2020—Vanderbilt University is launching "Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice," a new initiative conceived by professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons and focused on healing at a time of social unrest.
The Art of Healing: Cuban artist and Vanderbilt professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons wants to change the world through art
Nov. 7, 2019—The work of Cuban-born artist and professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons defies categorization—but she wants it to change the world. “Art is an archive of the minutiae of life,” she says. “Art is alchemy. It’s an incredibly mysterious process.”