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Upcoming Event! Wendy Red Star in Conversation with Jordan Amirkhani

Published February 5, 2021

Artist Talk: Wendy Red Star in Conversation with Jordan Amirkhani

March 11, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. EST

On March 11th at 6:00 p.m., you are invited to a conversation between artist Wendy Red Star and curator Dr. Jordan Amirkhani.

Wendy Red Star uses photography, performance, fiber arts, and video to recast and interrogate historical narratives. Raised on the Apsáalooke (Crow) reservation in Montana, she draws upon deep research in archives to re-examine primary source photographs and cultural heritage. Her work has been shown and collected by the Met, MASS MoCA, the Portland Museum of Art, and the St. Louis Museum of Art. She guest-edited Aperture’s September 2020 issue on Native American photography.

Jordan Amirkhani‘s research and writing reflect her commitment to intersectional feminist critique and the contextualization of issues of gender, class, and race within the development of European and American art from the nineteenth century to the present. She is a regular contributor to Daily Serving, Artforum, and Burnaway, and serves as a Professorial Lecturer in Art History at American University in Washington, DC.

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MoFA’s Spring Virtual Lecture Series is made possible by the generous support of the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Council on Culture and Arts (COCA), the Knight Foundation, the Museum and Cultural Heritage Studies (MCHS) Program in the Department of Art History, and the Department of Art.