Participant Profile

Tempestt Hazel

United States

Tempestt Hazel is a curator and writer from Peoria, Illinois and living in Chicago. She is also the co-founder of Sixty Inches From Center, a collective of editors, writers, artists, curators, librarians, and archivists who have published and produced collaborative projects about artists, archival practice, and culture in the Midwest since 2010. Across her practices and through Sixty, Tempestt has worked alongside artists, organizers, grantmakers, and cultural workers to explore solidarity economies, cooperative models, archival practice, future canon creation, and systems change in and through the arts, all while prioritizing Black, Latinx/e, Indigenous, diasporic, queer, and disability communities.

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