Portia Cobb

Portia Cobb is an interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker deeply interested in telling stories that reflect the double-consciousness of African American history, culture, identity, memory & forced forgetting. Her body of work and research have joined these themes to videos, photographic essays, field recordings, ephemeral installation and Plein Air performance-expanding the cinematic form. She is an Associate Professor in the department of Film, Video, Animation & New Genres at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.