D’Angelo Lovell Williams (b. 1992, Jackson, Mississippi) is a Black, HIV-positive artist expanding narratives of Black and queer intimacy through photography. They earned their BFA in photography from Memphis College of Art in 2015, an MFA in photography from Syracuse University in 2018, and are a 2018 Skowhegan School of Art alum. They live and work in New York City. D’Angelo has had four solo exhibitions with Higher Pictures (2017-2020) and curated the 2021 exhibition “We Wear the Mask” at Higher Pictures Generation. D’Angelo has exhibited at LACMA, Gallery 400, MF Projects, Cleveland Museum of Art, TONE Memphis, La MaMa Gallery, WPA, OSilas Gallery, Lehman College Art Gallery, and FJORD Gallery. Their work can be seen in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The 1619 Project, The Bitter Southerner, Vanity Fair, Financial Times, DAZED, OUT, and VICE. D’Angelo is Currently an artist in residence at the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program in DUMBO through August 2022.
Recorded on February 2, 2022