Photo credit Peter L. Tolkin

Mabel O. Wilson

Mabel O. Wilson is an architect and scholar whose interdisciplinary practice includes designing buildings, creating speculative installations, and writing. Wilson also runs 
the design firm 6Ten Studio in New York. 
Her research examines the history of African American and black diasporic culture within 
the built environment and expands the 
Euro-American legacy of architectural discourse. Wilson’s book, Progress and Prospects: Black Americans in the World of Fairs and Museums, will be published in 2012. She is Associate Professor at Columbia University.

Shroud of Memory, 2005; photo credit the artist