Brittney Frantece

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Brittney Frantece

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Brittney Frantece is a writer, artist, educator, curator, and Ph.D. candidate in the English Department at UW. Her dissertation specializes in Black speculative literary and visual arts, through the lens of feminist and queer theories. She explores this archive to examine the new ways of thinking, being, and knowledge productions Black imaginations offer. She has conducted workshops and courses for UW’s English and American Ethnic Studies departments, Seattle Community Colleges’s English department, The Northwest School, and the Henry Art Gallery. Her writing has appeared in Variable West, Black Embodiments Studio Journals, and various art writing collections. She curated Black Invention in 3 Parts (2023) at Soil Art Gallery, Portraits of Ecstatic Feeling: Al Smith Collection (2022) for MOHAI and Queer Imaginations (2021) at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery.