Embracing the Break*
Taylor Renee Aldridge on the “break” and finding the unexpected intersection of spiritual ecstasies in the pentecostal faith of her childhood and queer nightlife spaces....
GENDER & SEXUALITY
Taylor Renee Aldridge is the visual arts curator and program manager at the California African American Museum (CAAM). Prior, she worked as a writer and independent curator in Detroit, Michigan. She has organized exhibitions with the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Artist Market, Cranbrook Art Museum, and The Luminary (St. Louis). In 2015, along with art critic Jessica Lynne, she co-founded ARTS.BLACK, a journal of art criticism for Black perspectives. Her writing has appeared in Artforum, The Art Newspaper, Art21, ARTNews, Frieze, Harper's Bazaar, Canadian Art, Detroit MetroTimes, and SFMoMA’s Open Space.