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Artists talk: Erin Genia, Elizabeth James-Perry
Thursday, October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
The Hoch Cunningham Environmental Lectures series as Tufts University presents a conversation with multidisciplinary Native artists Erin Genia (Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate/Odawa) and Elizabeth James-Perry (Aquinnah Wampanoag), whose practices span public art, textiles, jewelry-making, and other mediums. They will join in dialogue over the values that guide their work, from cross-cultural and Native art expressions to traditional ecological knowledge and the impact of climate change.
The talk will be presented at Curtis Hall on campus, and also be available for viewing via Zoom. Register at Bit.ly/HOCU1014 (case sensitive).
Presented in conjunction with Genia’s commissioned public art mural “Wakpa,” located in the Jackson Gym parking lot in back of Aidekman Arts Center, next to the Tufts University Art Galleries entrance, on view through the 2021–22 academic year. Genia will lead a walking tour of the mural at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, October 15.