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Opening Reception of Naal Tsoos Saní Art Exhibition by Dakota Mace (Diné)

Presented by Boston University Arts Initiative and Boston University College of Fine Arts at Towne Gallery, Boston MA

Apr 03 2022
Opening Reception of Naal Tsoos Saní Art Exhibition by Dakota Mace (Diné)

Dakota Mace (Diné) residency at BU School of Visual Arts, College of Fine Arts

Dakota Mace is a Diné photographer and textile artist who focuses on translating the language of Diné weaving history and beliefs through alternative photography techniques, weaving, beadwork, and papermaking.

This body of work will be an extension of Dakota’s current research on the Long Walk and will focus on the Navajo Treaty from 1868. A selection of 100 cochineal cyanotypes, collected from along the Long Walk, will be set in a tabletop case, arranged in a tight grid. The prints are living artifacts and connect to interviews Dakota recorded of Diné elders. A series of 25 lithographs will hang along one of the walls, an aspect of Dakota’s research on the 1968 Treaty. Two sash belts will be

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Free Admission- Free and Open to the Public.

Tickets are available at the door.  Registration is required.

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Additional time info:

Exhibition Reception Naal Tsoos Naal Tsoos Saní– Sunday, April 3rd at 12:30 pm. Towne Gallery – Fenway Campus. 180 Riverway, Boston. (Register here)

Post Event Reception- Educator Event: Cultural Appropriation and the Intersections of Indigenous Design & Art – Sunday, April 3rd. 1:30 pm.| The Earl Center for Learning and Innovation. 180 Riverway, Boston
A Lecture and Discussion with Dakota Mace (Register here)


Towne Gallery

180 Riverway, Boston, MA 02215


    • Wheelchair Access

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Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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