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March 2021

Artist Talk: Xaviera Simmons

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Virtual Event, register HERE.Images and objects, stories and geography, bodies and landscapes: artist Xaviera Simmons binds these multiple themes together in artworks that explore the complexity of history. Whether creating photographs, performances, sculptures, texts, or paintings, her work is anchored in archival research. Of specific interest to the artist are those documents and artifacts that shed light on the lesser-known stories and experiences of Indigenous and Black Americans. Honoring the layers and nuances of those narratives, Simmons never relays them in linear fashion.…

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How Do I Look: Seeing with Expert Eyes

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

VIRTUAL EVENTIn what ways do our experiences and understanding shape how we see? We’ll invite expert “observers” in the sciences, arts, and the humanities to join us for a series of virtual conversations around individual artworks in the Weatherspoon’s collection.March 19: Rachel Briley, associate professor, Department of Theatre, and artistic director NC Theatre for Young People; Natacha Nikokeza, senior program coordinator, Center for New North Carolinians; and Kathy Williams, professor, Department of Kinesiology. Zoom registration HERE.More info: https://weatherspoonart.org/event-feb-19-mar-19-apr-16-how-do-i-look/

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Artist Talk: Ann Hamilton

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VIRTUAL EVENTAnn Hamilton is a visual artist known for her site-responsive and large scale installations, public projects, and performance collaborations. Her ephemeral artworks are based in a career-long interest in felt experience as the basis for recognition and knowledge, as well as in the relationships between written language and tactile experience.Hamilton has received the National Medal of Arts, MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, NEA Visual Arts Fellowship, United States Artists Fellowship, the Heinz Award, and was selected to represent the…

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April 2021

How Do I Look: Seeing with Expert Eyes

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

VIRTUAL EVENTIn what ways do our experiences and understanding shape how we see? We’ll invite expert “observers” in the sciences, arts, and the humanities to join us for a series of virtual conversations around individual artworks in the Weatherspoon’s collection.April 16:  Christopher Kepley, associate professor, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.Zoom registration HERE.More info: https://weatherspoonart.org/event-feb-19-mar-19-apr-16-how-do-i-look/

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