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Artist Talk with Dylan Miner

Artist Talk with Dylan Miner
Sat, 09/20/2014 - 7:30pm
Visiting Professionals Series
Fort Worden USO Hall
Port Townsend, WA

The MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (MFAIA) program in Washington presents an evening with acclaimed contemporary artist Dylan Miner, presenting his talk "Lowriding across Turtle Island: Migration Stories and Reflections on Art as Resistance."

He will also share recent projects and research on migration and art as resistance in Native American and other communities.

This event is free and open to the public! Questions? Contact michael.sakamoto@goddard.edu.

"Anishnaabensag Biimskowebshkigewag (Native Kids Ride Bikes)," ongoing - installed in the Power Plant, Toronto

PHOTO: "Anishnaabensag Biimskowebshkigewag (Native Kids Ride Bikes)," ongoing - installed in the Power Plant, Toronto

Dylan Miner (Métis) is Associate Professor at Michigan State University, where he coordinates a new Indigenous Contemporary Art Initiative. He holds a PhD from The University of New Mexico and has published more than 50 journal articles, book chapters, critical essays and encyclopedia entries. In 2010, he was awarded an Artist Leadership Fellowship from the National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution). Since 2010, he has been featured in more than thirteen solo exhibitions and been artist-in-residence at institutions such as the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, École supérieure des beaux-arts in Nantes, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Rabbit Island, Santa Fe Art Institute, and various universities. His book, Creating Aztlán: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island, will be published this year by the University of Arizona Press.