Kathy Carbone

Lecturer at UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

Kathy Carbone is a Postdoctoral Scholar and Lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is also the director, co-founder, and archivist of The Amplification Project: Digital Archive for Forced Migration, Contemporary Art, and Action, a community-led, public participatory digital archive that documents, preserves, and shares art and activism related to displacement, border crossing, and refuge. Before joining UCLA, she was the Institute Archivist and Performing Arts Librarian for over a decade at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and a modern dancer and choreographer for more than 25 years. Carbone’s research focuses on the role archives play in contemporary art practice, preserving and transmitting cultural heritage, social relations and community building, meaning-making, individual and social memory, human rights, and liberatory work.


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