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Ladi'Sasha Jones

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MA Arts Politics Class of 2012

BA African American Studies, Temple University 

Ladi’Sasha Jones is a writer and arts administrator based in Harlem. She has written for Aperture, IAM Magazine, Arts.Black, SPOT, and Recess amongst other platforms. Currently, Ladi'Sasha is working as a member of the I, Too, Arts Collective on transforming the home of Langston Hughes into a space for contemporary Black literature. 

What drew you to the MA in Arts Politics?

The professors, courses, the size and global reach of the cohort, the length, its placement within Tisch, etc. 

How do you describe or identify your practice/ work?

I am a writer and arts administrator. 

How did your experience in the program shape your work? 

Two courses really shaped the program for me: the winter course in Puerto Rico with Dr. Marta Moreno Vega and the Spring Saturday course with Alfredo Jaar. They were hands on, and filled with peer critique and interdisciplinary engagement.

What are you doing now?

Working to reclaim the home of Langston Hughes as a space for contemporary Black literature.