Cierra Peters is an artist and writer currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Her practice includes video, installation, writing, and experimental publishing.
She is currently the Communications Director at the Boston Ujima Project, a cooperative business, arts, and investment ecosystem built by and for Boston’s working-class communities of color.
Additionally, she is a program designer at the CreateWell Fund, an artist-run award program that funds artists of color in their artistic practice and holistic wellbeing.
Her recent projects include Print Ain’t Dead, a bookstore and publishing platform; Demo Radio, a radio show + underground sound archive; and the Black Feminist Study Hall.
She has given talks at deCordova Sculpture Park, Harvard Law School, The Consortium for Graduate Studies in Gender, Culture, Women, and Sexuality (GCWS), Tufts Art Galleries and guest lectured at MIT, UMass Boston, and University of California, Berkley.
She recently curated Combahee’s Radical Call, a year-long exhibition at the Boston Center for the Arts which aims to uplift the histories of Black feminist organizing in Boston. She’s also building a residency, hosted by MassMOCA, for artists of color called Converging Liberations.
Her current interests include affective governance, black feminisms, and critical geography.
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