February 1, 2022
Studio One Eleven Film to be Screened at Palm Springs Modernism Week’s “Stories Untold: Black Modernists in Southern California”
As part of Palm Spring’s Modernism Week’s program, “Stories Untold: Black Modernists in Southern California,” a film by Studio One Eleven will be screened about the architecture of Roy Sealey in Long Beach. The film will be followed by a discussion lead by Frances Anderton that will address Paul R. Williams’ legacy in Los Angeles. What about the other notable Black architects in the midcentury? What role did Williams play in inspiring other Black designers to launch careers in LA? In Circle of Paul R. Williams, Gail Kennard (daughter of Robert Kennard, FAIA), Roland Wiley (principal, RAW International), and Nastassja Lafontant (Harvard University graduate student, former Studio One Eleven intern) will shine a light on the work of James Garrott, Ralph Vaughn, Robert Kennard, Arthur Silvers and other talents. Event: “Stories Untold: Black Modernists in Southern California” Date: February 21, 2022 Location: CAMP Theater, Palm Springs