Meg Onli

Meg Onli is the assistant curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. Her 2017 exhibition “Speech/Acts” explores experimental black poetry and how the social and cultural constructs of language have shaped black American experiences. Prior to joining the ICA she was the program coordinator at the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. While at the Graham Foundation she worked on the exhibitions “Architecture of Independence: African Modernism” and “Barbara Kasten: Stages.” In 2010 she created the website Black Visual Archive for which she was awarded a 2012 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant.

Visiting Curator Meg Onli with Rebecca Ou. Image courtesy of Lauren Mendoza.