Thinking about Australian Indigenous Art in a Global Context

, Abramson Family Recital Hall

Updated 10/14/09

Bringing together leading Australian and North American artists, academics, curators and
writers, this AU Museum seminar will explore the dynamic world of contemporary Indigenous visual culture. Presented in association with the Culture Warriors exhibition this is a rare
opportunity to meet and engage leading Indigenous Australian and North American thinkers
and artists about some of the world¿s oldest creative cultures.

Panelists include: moderator Professor Jolene Rickard of Cornell University's Department of
History of Art & Visual Studies; Culture Warriors artists Richard Bell
(Kamilaroi/Kooma/Jiman/ Gurang Gurang peoples) and Gordon Hookey (Waanyi/
Waanjiminjin peoples); Ryan Rice (Mohawk of Kahnawake) artist and curator at the
Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe; and author of Everything You Know about
Indians is Wrong and Associate Curator at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the
American Indian Paul Chaat Smith (Comanche).

Please make sure to reserve your seats by calling 202-797-3025 or by email at
Panel Discussion
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