Photo credit Adam Cox This year at WAM, mindfulness is an overarching theme present in exhibitions and programs. Part of mindfulness is self reflection – understanding identity. Of course, this got me thinking. What is identity? The definition may seem fairly obvious, but this word has certain nuances because identity is constructed in a different way for everyone. My home town, Chicago, is a large part of my identity. I believe that deep-dish pizza, the Cubs, and even Ferris Bueller…
Prince from Minneapolis features photographic images of the late, acclaimed, and globally celebrated musician made by Twin Cities-based photographers.
Planned in collaboration with the Spring 2018 University Symposium Prince from Minneapolis the exhibition considers the forces at work in Minneapolis that helped allow for, and shape Prince. The exhibition explores through the images, many taken in the Cities, and attendant mappings projects also on display, the superstar and this place he called home.
Image by Terry Gydesen, Mixing a song at Bullet Studios in Amsterdam, 1993.
Friday, December 8
Celebrate the opening of WAM’s exhibition Prince From Minneapolis.
Wednesday, January 17
A talk with photographer Terry Gydesen