Denise Ferreira da Silva
A Mellon Sawyer Seminar "Deep Horizons" Lecture
Tuesday, October 27 at 12:00pm
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About the Lecturer:
Denise Ferreira da Silva is director and professor at the University of British Columbia’s Social Justice Institute (GRSJ) and a 2019 Wall Scholar. Her academic and artistic works address the ethico-political challenges of the global present. She is the author of Toward a Global Idea of Race (2007) and A Divida Impagavel (2019), and co-editor (with Paula Chakravartty) of Race, Empire, and the Crisis of the Subprime(2013) Her artistic work includes the films Serpent Rain (2016)and 4Waters-Deep Implicancy (2018), in collaboration with Arjuna Neuman; and the relational art practices Poethical Readings and Sensing Salon, in collaboration with Valentina Desideri.She lives and works on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm) people.
Image: Artwork by Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman, Serpent Rain (2016), Digital video still. Courtesy of the artists and Ballroom Marfa