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Lecturer, Adjunct Assistant Professor
School of Architecture
Curry Hackett is a transdisciplinary designer, public artist, and educator. His practice, Wayside Studio primarily based in Washington, DC, collaborates with communities and organizations to engage matters pertaining to culture, infrastructure, ecology, and the public realm.
Noteworthy work includes the Howard Theatre Walk of Fame, the DC High Water Mark system, art direction for the DC Clean Rivers Project, and his ongoing research project Drylongso, which explores the relationships between Blackness and land.
Currently, Hackett is an adjunct architecture professor at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and is a core organizer of the anti-racist design justice school, Dark Matter University.