Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Spring 2022
Visiting Artist Lectures for Spring 2022 will be live-streamed on the Art & Art History YouTube Channel unless otherwise noted.
First Virtual Talk: Alanna Airitam — Feb. 1 at 6:30 PM
Questioning generalized stereotypes and the lack of fair representation of Black people in art spaces has led photographer Alanna Airitam to research critical historical omissions and how those contrived narratives represent and influence succeeding generations. Her portraits and vanitas still life photography in series such as The Golden Age, Crossroads, White Privilege, and individual works such as Take a Look Inside and How to Make a Country ask the viewer to question who they are and how they choose to be seen.
Spring semester 2022 live-stream virtual* lecture on the
Art & Art History YouTube Channel
All lectures are Tuesday nights at 6:30 PM:
- Glenn Ligon — February 8 at 6:30 PM
- Lucy R. Lippard — March 15 at 6:30 PM (VAC 1B20 auditorium)
- Cammie Staros — March 29 at 6:30 PM
- Sam Van Aken — April 12 at 6:30 PM
- Leticia R. Bajuyo — April 19, 6:30 PM
*Not virtual, live and in-person: 1B20 auditorium
Image: Alanna Airitam. Saint Sugar Hill, 2017
Ecological Worldviews in Southeast Asian Video
All of the screenings in this series will take place at:
The Museum of Boulder located at 2205 Broadway, Boulder, CO (corner of Broadway and Pine Street)
Thursday, February 24 at 11:15 am
UuDam Tran Nguyen, Serpents’ Tails (2015), 15 minutes
Thursday, March 3 at 11:15 am
Tuấn Andrew Nguyễn, My Ailing Beliefs Can Cure Your Wretched Desires (2017), 19 minutes
Thursday, March 10 at 11:15 am
Khvay Samnang, Popil (2018), 22 minutes
Thursday, March 17 at 11:15 am
Nguyễn Trinh Thi, Letters from Panduranga (2015), 35 minutes
The screenings are free and open to the public. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Guest curated by: Brianne Cohen, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, Department of Art & Art History
Presented in partnership with east window gallery.
Image: Tuấn Andrew Nguyễn, My Ailing Beliefs Can Cure Your Wretched Desires
January 25, 2022 from 9 am–4:30 pm
DRESSING FOR THE CREATOR: INDIGENOUS ART AND THE POWER OF SPECTACLE
Join the Denver Art Museum for the Indigenous Arts of North America department’s biannual symposium. Learn about the importance of dressing to show honor to the creator and community. Hear artists and scholars discuss the significance of personal adornment, including body adornment, for Indigenous people, and enjoy a panel discussion on the reinstallation of the Indigenous Arts of North America galleries. Your symposium ticket includes coffee, a light breakfast, lunch, a discount in the museum shop, and admission to the museum (extended hours).
Image: Frank Big Bear, White Earth PowWow #4, 1983-4, color pencil on paper, 38 x 50 inches, private collection, courtesy of the artist and Bockley Gallery