Iris Nights: Time, Place, and Race
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.
*New Location* — Iris Nights events will be held at Annenberg Space for Photography.
*This event is currently sold out, but we will be broadcasting it on Facebook Live. Be sure to follow our page and tune in 7:00 PM PST on Thursday!
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…
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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