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Deyane Moses is an artist, activist, and curator. In 2019, she graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in Photography. Her undergraduate thesis The Maryland Institute Black Archives (MIBA) uncovers MICA’s) Black history. The Archives, exhibition “Blackives,” and remembrance “Take Back The Steps” prompted MICA’s President Samuel Hoi to issue a letter in February 2019 apologizing for the Institution’s racist past. The project has created a collective awareness around institutional racism on the campus, Baltimore, and broader art world. Ms. Moses archives the communities around her in an effort to shape visual consciousness. She intentends to continue MIBA in the curatorial practice program, in order to become MICA’s Black History Historian.