Panelists | Paul Mpagi Sepuya (Artist, DOCUMENT and Vielmetter Los Angeles), Silas Munro (Partner, Polymode). Moderated by Drew Sawyer (Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art)Los Angeles-based artist Paul Mpagi Sepuya in conversation with Silas Munro on the occasion of Sepuya’s most comprehensive monographic release to date Paul Mpagi Sepuya: Darkroom A to Z, which will be published by Aperture in Fall 2024. Designed by Munro and his studio, the monograph guides viewers through the vast network of subjects, references, and interconnected artist communities within Sepuya’s photographic practice over the past 15 years. Sepuya will speak on the varies bodies of work featured in the monograph, in addition to discussing the development of the project and its larger relationship to publishing, zines, and bookmaking. Munro is the founder of Polymode, an LGBTQ+, minority-owned design studio working with various high profile cultural institutions and community-based organizations across the country. The conversation will be moderated by curator Drew Sawyer who curated the recent exhibition Machine Manifestos: Artists Who Make Zines at the Brooklyn Museum: the first museum exhibition dedicated to the rich history of artist self-publishing and zines in North America.