Arièle Dionne-Krosnick

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Arièle Dionne-Krosnick is a Ph.D. candidate in Architecture at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Her dissertation, “Swimming Pools, Civil Rights, and the American City in the 1960s,” proposes that Black civil rights protests that took place at swimming pools contesting unjust racial and spatial segregation had the potential to radically transform the symbolic and physical built environment of American cities. She was a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016-2020), and previously worked at the Chicago Architecture Biennial and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. She completed her BFA in Art History and Studio Arts (2012) at Concordia University, Montreal and holds an MA in Visual and Critical Studies (2014) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.