Davida Fernandez-Barkan's research focuses on art, the public, and the state in the twentieth century, with an emphasis on murals and photography in the Americas, Europe, and the Soviet Union during the 1920s and 1930s. She is also interested in contemporary art, particularly in performance and social practices. She received an A.B. in the History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University in 2011... Read more about Davida Fernandez-Barkan
Sarah Mirseyedi studies nineteenth-century painting, print, and photography, with a focus on the intersections between traditional artistic media and mass image culture. She is currently working on a dissertation project that considers how the invention of mechanical and photomechanical print processes in late-nineteenth century France provided a model for the restructuring and reorganization of artistic labor across various fields of practice, including avant-garde painting.