SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7 / 10 AM – 4 PM

Lectures

Active Voice: Contemporary Art, Storytelling, and Advocacy

11/21/2019 / 7:00pm

This program will explore identity, activism, storytelling, and aesthetics in the work of contemporary Indigenous creators. Wendy Red Star will discuss her conceptual photography, which is featured in the exhibition Monument Valley. Ryan McMahon will offer insight into creating a narrative podcast that respectfully handles tragedy and turbulent social political issues. Dr. Jordan Amirkhani will discuss her writing on Red Star’s work as well as reflect on broader issues of intersectional feminism in contemporary art. This event will be moderated by Curator Laura Burkhalter.

Make Reservations

Pre-Lecture Prix Fixe Dinner at Tangerine at the Art Center
5 – 7 pm / $34.24 plus beverage and gratuity
Dinner-goers receive reserved seating for the lecture

Location Information:
Levitt Auditorium

2019-11-21 19:00:00 2019-11-21 00:00:00 America/Chicago Active Voice: Contemporary Art, Storytelling, and Advocacy This program will explore identity, activism, storytelling, and aesthetics in the work of contemporary Indigenous creators. Wendy Red Star will discuss her conceptual photography, which is featured in the exhibition Monument Valley . Ryan McMahon will offer insight into creating a narrative podcast that respectfully handles tragedy and turbulent social political issues. Dr. Jordan Amirkhani will discuss her writing on Red Star’s work as well as reflect on broader issues of intersectional feminism in contemporary art. This event will be moderated by Curator Laura Burkhalter . Make Reservations Pre-Lecture Prix Fixe Dinner at Tangerine at the Art Center 5 – 7 pm / $34.24 plus beverage and gratuity Dinner-goers receive reserved seating for the lecture Levitt Auditorium

Wendy Red Star (American/Crow, born 1981)
#14 Red Top Tramp from the “White Squaw” Series, 2014
Digital print
11 x 18 inches
Courtesy of the artist

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