Portrait of Toni Morrison at the Verdi suite at The Grand Hotel, Milan, 1994. Photo © Leonardo Cendamo / Bridgeman Images
For the eighth and last episode of Women House, Camille Morineau pays tribute to Toni Morrison by referring to a keynote she gave at the Race Matters Conference at Princeton in 1994.
Toni Morrison is the author of eleven novels, from The Bluest Eye (1970) to God Help the Child (2015). She received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and in 1993 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She died in 2019.
Biography available on Penguin Random House’s website.
Camille Morineau has worked for French public institutions for twenty years, including ten at the Centre Georges Pompidou as curator of the contemporary collections.
She has curated many exhibitions, among which elles@centrepompidou (2009-2011), the first of its kind, which presented a selection of works exclusively by women from the national museum of modern art’s collection.
AWARE’s podcast Women House is made possible by the support of Belinda de Gaudemar. Produced by Elodie Royer. Sound by Andrew Nelson.