Thursday, September 20, 2012

Indigenous Art Event @ the Hood

"Together Alone: The Politics of Indigeneity and Culture in Australia"
PANEL DISCUSSIONHood Museum of Art Auditorium
Friday, September 21
3:00-5:30 PM
Participants: Brenda L. Croft, Stephen Gilchrist, Sonia Smallacombe, Christian Thompson

Coinciding with the Crossing Cultures exhibition of Indigenous art from Australia, this symposium features a leading Indigenous artist, curator, and lawyer who will discuss critical issues surrounding the reception and recognition of Indigenous art and the politics of Indigeneity in an increasingly globalized world. During the reception following the panel, Hetti Perkins's pathbreaking video art+soul will be playing continuously from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Hood Museum of Art Auditorium.

Organized by the Hood Museum of Art and cosponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Museum Lecture Series Fund, the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Dickey Center for International Understanding, and Native American Studies.

Image caption: Walangkura Napanangka, Pintupi, Lupul, 2005, acrylic on canvas. 
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Will Owen and Harvey Wagner; 2009.92.321. 
© 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VISCOPY, Australia.
Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art
Kim Gallery
Friday, September 21
6:00-8:00 PM  

Join the Hood Museum for the opening celebration of the Crossing Cultures exhibition, featuring a performance by Oxford-based Indigenous artist Christian Thompson and exploration in the galleries.