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Monday, February 8, 2016

Dr. Andrea Feeser's Article, "Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Indigo in Colonial South Carolina," to Appear in the March/April edition of the UK's Selvedge Magazine!

Selvedge, March/April 2016, issue #69, Millinery

A London publication, "Selvedge magazine is an independent publication produced by a permanent team of five and the help of one, sometimes two, indispensable interns. Dedicated and creative, every member of the team has a textile background and combines their passion for cloth with the practical skills needed to produce our six beautiful issues a year. Together we work to produce an inspiring magazine that appeals to everyone with a love of textiles; designers, collectors, shoppers, students, teachers and artists. And our content is as diverse as our audience – from couture dresses to indigo dyeing let us wrap you in the wonderful world of textiles."
Dr. Feeser, will also give a presentation on indigo in the dress of eighteenth-century South Carolina slaves and Cherokees at the Athens-Clarke County Library in Athens, Georgia on Friday, February 26th at 4 pm.

Athens-Clarke County Library
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m
Friday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Please visit the Heritage Room webpage for their hours.

2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606

Professor Feeser received a B.A. from Williams College in 1984, with a double major in history and art history.  In 1996 she received a Ph.D. in modern and contemporary art history, theory and criticism from the City University of New York Graduate Center. Jack Flam and Linda Nochlin supervised her dissertation on Picasso's art and politics from 1942-1962.  Feeser has taught courses at SUNY-Purchase, at California State University, East Bay and at the California College of Arts and Crafts.  She was assistant and associate professor of art history at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa from 1996-2002, and is currently professor of art history at Clemson University. 

Feeser has published widely on modern and contemporary art and visual culture, and is the editor for the Parlor Press book series, Aesthetic Critical Inquiry. In 1998, Feeser and artist Gaye Chan founded DownWind Productions — a collaborative of activists, artists and educators — to explore the past and present effects of colonialism and capitalism in Waikiki. DownWind Productions distributes information through the public art project Historic Waikiki, and the book Waikiki: A History of Forgetting and Remembering (University of Hawaii Press, 2006). Historic Waikiki was featured in the 2004 New York Asia Society exhibition Paradise Now? Contemporary Art from the Pacific.   

Her most recent book, Red, White, and Black Make Blue: Indigo in the Fabric of Colonial South Carolina Life (Athens, GA: University of Georgia, 2013. Print) is available through the University of Georgia Press.

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