When:
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 6:00p -
7:30p

Where:
Conference Auditorium of the George Sherman Union
775 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Art, History, University

Event website:
https://www.bu.edu/arts/art-indigeneity/

Join Elizabeth (Aquinnah Wampanoag) & Erin (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota) as they discuss their work at BU this Fall, Bear Map & Winter Dreams and Caution: Cultural Emergency. They will also discuss their larger body of work and experiences as Indigenous artists. The discussion will be moderated by Lynne Allen, Professor of Art at the School of Visual Arts in the College of Fine Arts at Boston University.


About the Panelists

Elizabeth James-Perry is enrolled with the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head -Aquinnah in Massachusetts. Elizabeth makes distinctively robust and textured wampum shell jewelry, porcupine quill work, and northeastern twined textiles. She creates substantial heirloom quality adornment items reflecting her Algonquian diplomatic heritage.

Erin Genia, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, is a multidisciplinary artist, educator and community organizer. Genia’s artistic practice merges Dakota cultural imperatives, pure expression, and exploration of materiality with the conceptual.

Lynne Allen is a Professor of Art at the School of Visual Arts in the College of Fine Arts at Boston University since 2006.

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