Between Savage and Civilized: Negotiating a Space for Indigenous Art in the 21st Century
Co-presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Draper Program
A/P/A Institute at NYU
8 Washington Mews
What does it mean to be an “Indigenous artist” working between his/her own community and the contemporary global art world? To what degree has the global art world embraced the “tribal”, and the “tribal” interfaced with western art? These are some of the questions Brett Graham will explore, drawing from examples in his own work, and recent indigenous art exhibitions such as Sakahan: International Indigenous Art. Mario Caro (Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow, NYU Draper Program) provides an introduction.
Image credit: Jennifer French.
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