LaTefy Dolley

LaTefy Dolley is a multidisciplinary artist and curator from Memphis, Tennessee, now based in Brooklyn, New York. He earned a BFA in Painting from the Memphis College of Art in 2014 and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 2019. Currently, he works as a gallery assistant at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. and has contributed to projects with Visual AIDS and the Studio Museum in Harlem. LaTefy is particularly interested in Black queer history from the '80s and '90s, Black queer poets and literary figures, and how curatorial projects can explore their legacy. His projects often delve into Black queer history, archival practices, and accessibility. His writing has been published in Queer Archive Work's “Urgency Reader” 2020. His work, featured in exhibitions like The Center’s Visions of Pride, explores the complexities of being Black and queer, focusing on themes of kinship, fragility, and connectivity.

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