This installation - "The Sensitive White Intellectual" - draws its title from the 1960's historical document "Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Position Paper: The Basis of Black Power". Created during the Triangle Artists Workshop and installed here at Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, NJ. Materials: bed sheets, pillowcases, t-shirts, white cotton gloves, skin bronzers, clothesline, clothes pins, shoelaces.
Email: SBroughelStudio@gmail.com In her artwork, Suzanne Broughel explores issues of race – particularly the construct of whiteness and its implications towards being a raced individual. She has been a participant at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Triangle Artists Workshop, The New Museum R&D Seminar, The Art & Law Program and The Aljira Emerge Program. Her fellowships include New York Foundation for the Arts (sculpture), AIR Gallery and the Laundromat Project: Create Change. She has exhibited at P.S.1/MOMA, Marlborough Gallery, Columbia University, and Longwood Gallery, among other spaces. Broughel is a member of the tART Collective.