Oct 21 2021
Art & Indigeneity: A Conversation with Elizabe...

Art & Indigeneity: A Conversation with Elizabe...

Presented by BU Arts Initiative at The Conference Auditorium of the George Sherman Union

The BU Arts Initiatives is pleased to welcome Elizabeth (Aquinnah Wampanoag) and Erin (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota) to discuss their works, 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.

Admission Info

Free Admission. Register to attend.

Email: artsinbu@bu.edu

Dates & Times

2021/10/21 - 2021/10/21

Location Info

The Conference Auditorium of the George Sherman Union

775 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215