IN SESSION: Jolene Rickard and Lucy Lippard In Conversation

The Museum of Contemporary Native Art & The Santa Fe Art Institute Present:

Jolene Rickard (top), Lucy Lippard (bottom)

IN SESSION: Jolene Rickard & Lucy Lippard In Conversation
Friday, January 28 6pm
Tipton Hall
$10 general | $5 students/seniors/SFAI & MoCNA members

The Museum of Contemporary Native Art and the Santa Fe Art Institute are proud to present IN SESSION: Jolene Rickard and Lucy Lippard in Conversation.

The MoCNA lecture series In Session: Conversations with Contemporary Native Artists and Scholars, will be an engaging cross-cultural dialogue providing unique perspectives on their ongoing contribution to contemporary Native art.

Jolene Rickard, is a visual historian, artist, and curator interested in the issues of Indigeneity within a global context. Recent projects include; Banff Residency for the Painter House Conversations (Canada) 2010, Te Tihi Scholar/Artist Gathering (New Zealand) 2010, curator for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian – NMAI (Washington, D.C.) 2004, exhibitions at the of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, (Canada), Barbican Art Center, (London), Museum der Weltkulturen, (Frankfurt), essays included in; Hide: Skin as Material and Metaphor, NMAI: DC, 2010, Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics 52, Fall 2007, Rebecca Belmore: Fountain, Jolene Rickard and Jessica Bradley, (Canadian entrant for the Venice Biennale 2005,) co-published by the Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery and Kamloops Art Gallery (Canada). Rickard is currently a recipient of a Ford Foundation Research Grant and is conducting research in the Americas, Europe, New Zealand and Australia culminating in a new journal on Indigenous aesthetics and has a forthcoming book on Visual Sovereignty.

She is an associate professor in the History of Art Department, served as Interim Chair for the Art Department 2009-2010 and is an affiliated faculty member in the American Indian Program at Cornell University.

Jolene has been awarded a to 2010-2011 Cornell University, Society for the Humanities Fellow and will be in a college scholar in residence at the society. The focal theme for the residency is, Global Aesthetics.

Lucy Lippard is a world-renowned writer, activist and curator. She is the author of 21 books on contemporary art and has written art criticism for Art in America, The Village Voice, In These Times, and Z Magazine.  Lippard has also curated over 50 exhibitions, done performances, comics, guerrilla theater, and edited several independent publications, the latest of which is the decidedly local “El Puente de Galisteo” in her home community of Galisteo, New Mexico. Recently, she curated an exhibition in Boulder, CO, Weather Report: Art & Climate Change partnering scientists and visual artist communities to begin a dialogue regarding climate change and bringing to the table ideas of how move toward a sustainable future.

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