Cierra Peters is an artist and writer currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Her practice includes video, installation, writing, and experimental publishing.  She is currently an MFA candidate at Yale School of Art, Graphic Design.

She is the Director of Communications, Culture & Enfranchisement at the Boston Ujima Project, a cooperative business, arts, and investment ecosystem built by and for Boston’s working-class communities of color. 

Her recent projects include Fortunately Magazine, a publication dedicated to arts, culture + solidarity economies; 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, Rhode Island School of Design, 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.