Neysa Page-Lieberman is a curator, lecturer, writer, and educator with a focus on feminism, African diaspora, social practice, and public art. Based in Kansas City since 2020, she curates, produces, and consults on public art, street art, and monuments. With collaborator, Jane M. Saks, Neysa co-founded the project Monuments to Movements – In the House of Radical Feminist Practices, and currently serves as the M2M Co-Artistic Director. Before relocating to Kansas City, Neysa was the executive director of the Department of Exhibitions and Performance Spaces at Columbia College Chicago, the director and chief curator of the Wabash Arts Corridor, and a lecturer at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Neysa has produced over 300 exhibitions and public art projects nationally and internationally, including: Inequality in Bronze: Monumental Plantation Legacies, a monument to Dinah, a formerly enslaved woman in Philadelphia; international mural exchanges with Sister Cities International in Casablanca, Morocco, and Toronto, Canada; Street Level: Wabash Arts Corridor Public Arts Festival; Revolution at Point Zero: Feminist Social Practice; Vacancy: Urban Interruption and (Re)generation, with the Chicago Architecture Biennial; Not Ready to Make Nice: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond touring for 7 years to 9 museums; Vodou Riche: Contemporary Haitian Art and a recently launched a mural and monument project to Illinois Women’s Suffrage. Neysa has lectured and written extensively on public art & monuments, feminist art, the African diaspora, and socially engaged practices. Recently she co-authored with Melissa Potter the Feminist Social Practice Manifesto (John Hopkins University Press) and published Feminism in Your Face: Public Art Resistance in Where the Future Came From, edited by Meg Duguid (Soberscove Press).
You can learn about her work and thoughts here: http://www.neysapagelieberman.com/