Last Friday sixty strangers, friends, colleagues, and neighbors packed themselves into the Sheperd Room at WAM for a workshop with internationally acclaimed photographer, Wing Young Huie. Wing presented powerful dialogue about culture, race, and identity through his own work and life experiences. Afterwards, he asked audience members a series of questions to be answered in small groups. Participants wrote down a few of their own words from their discussions and photographed each other. Here are a few photos from the afternoon: #wamchalktalk WAM Collective is hosting another free…
Andrea Carlson is a visual artist based in Chicago, Illinois, and St. Paul, Minnesota. Through painting and drawing, she cites entangled cultural narratives and institutional authority relating to objects based on the merit of possession and display. She will discuss her art practice as part of a series of Indigenous artists’ talks through the Department of American Indian Studies.
Co-sponsored with American Indian Studies
Image: Andrea Carlson portrait, Made Here MN 2014.