Iris Nights: Time, Place, and Race

A Conversation with Will Wilson and Amy Scott
Lecture
PAST EVENT: Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Diné artist Will Wilson and Autry Museum Chief Curator Amy Scott’s dialogue will cover a broad range of subjects, including the ways indigenous people are taking back the representation of their own cultures through art and photography. Wilson’s long-term projects Auto Immune Response (AIR) and Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange (CIPX) – from which Wilson’s work in this exhibition derive – will serve as touchstones for the evening.

Notice:

*New Location* — Iris Nights events will be held at Annenberg Space for Photography.

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Speaker

Amy Scott
Amy Scott

Dr. Amy Scott is the Chief Curator and Marilyn B. and Calvin B. Gross Curator of Visual Arts at the Autry Museum. She has been working as an art historian and a curator since 1993, when she received her B.A. in Art History at the University of Kansas. She received her M.A. as a curatorial assistant at…

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Will Wilson
Will Wilson

Will Wilson’s art projects center around the continuation and transformation of customary indigenous cultural practice. He is a Diné photographer and trans-customary artist who spent his formative years living on the Navajo Nation. Wilson studied photography, sculpture, and art history at the University of New Mexico (MFA, Photography, 2002) and Oberlin College (B.A.,…

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Exhibit

Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America’s Library is the result of celebrated American photography curator Anne Wilkes Tucker’s excavation of nearly 500 images—out of a collection of over 14 million—permanently housed at the Library of Congress.

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Location

Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067 See parking info on visit page for construction detours

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