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PROCESS Freeman & Murphy

Process is an intimate monthly gathering that features a presentation by a SFAI Artist and a conversation about their work and process. Heather D. Freeman and Jeff Murphy are independent visual artists who often collaborate on projects, especially when their conceptual concerns parallel one another. Though they both work with digital technologies, each artist brings their […]

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Ancestral Ink / A Symposium Honoring Indigenous Tattoo Traditions

Ancestral Ink: A Symposium Honoring Indigenous Tattoo Traditions brings together Indigenous tattoo practitioners and cultural bearers from the Pacific and North America who are the forerunners in the revival of traditional cultural practices, providing an informative, engaging and inspiring forum that celebrates the resurgence and resilience of Indigenous peoples and traditional tattooing practices. Ancestral Ink […]

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Open Studios / Truth & Reconciliation Residents

SFAI’s May Truth & Reconciliation Residents will be hosting open studios on Friday, May 24. The May residents are multidisciplinary artists and natives of the Yukon, Ontario, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Japan, with some now residing in Vancouver, Portland, Albuquerque, Phoenix, and Philadelphia. Their works range from perceptions around atomic history to issues of colonization […]

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PROCESS Gina Palacios

Process is an intimate monthly gathering that features a presentation by a SFAI Artist and a conversation about their work and process. Gina Gwen Palacios highlights an underrepresented geographic and cultural narrative, specifically the people and land from South Texas. Her artistic practice is based on research and reflection of her Latino family history, personal narrative […]

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UNDOING: A Workshop / Lorene Bouboushian

On Saturday, May 18, SFAI Truth & Reconciliation Artist Lorene Bouboushian hosts Undoing: A Workshop. What needs to be undone in order to do? Can a quest for liberation, and a path toward resistance, begin with our flesh and blood, and the energies and histories we contain? Can a quest for liberation and a path […]

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PROCESS Yukiyo Kawano

Yukiyo Kawano previously had to cancel this event in March, but we are thrilled to announce she has rescheduled for May 16! Process is an intimate monthly gathering that features a presentation by a SFAI Resident and a conversation about their work and process. May’s Process will feature Yukiyo Kawano, a third-generation hibakusha (atomic bomb […]

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Boundary Drawing Collaborative Exhibit

SFAI Greece Fulbright Fellow, Alex Simopoulos presents a week-long participatory installation at SFAI. Boundary Drawing is an ever-evolving installation and a participatory, experimental, mural design studio. This exhibit features works by local multidisciplinary artists Nani Chacon, Joerael Numina, Ehren Kee Natay, Lynnette Haozous, and Alas de Agua Art Collective and invites the public to respond to surfaces of tension, to question monuments, and to imagine new narratives through […]

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This Santa Fe LASER talk features Igor Vamos, the culture jamming, activist whose work is described as “The Business Week version of Punk’d.” (Times Out New York). Biocultura teams up with Santa Fe Art Institute to present the first Leonardo Art, Science, Evening Rendezvous (LASER) Talks of 2019 at Santa Fe Art Institute on Friday, […]

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CALL/WALKS / Santa Fe Atomic Stories

  Santa Fe Art Institute partners with the City As Living Laboratory (CALL), to engage with six different communities on the first weekend of May nationwide. On May 4, eleven CALL/WALKS will be activated in six cities including Washington D.C., Baltimore, Santa Fe, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, and New York City. The Santa Fe CALL/WALK, Atomic Stories, […]

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