Friday, March 05, 2010 @ 5:00pm, Salon EF
Veronica Passalacqua is curator at the C.N. Gorman Museum at University of California, Davis. As a writer, curator, and scholar of Native North American art, her research emphasis and curatorial practices are based upon collaboration with contemporary Indigenous artists. Her doctoral thesis in museum studies from Oxford University examines lens-based artworks by contemporary Native American artists. Other curatorial work includes exhibitions at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Navajo Nation Museum, Autry National Center, McMaster Museum of Art and Barbican Art Gallery. As a scholar, she previously worked at Christie's (London) and the British Museum, and consulted for the Canadian High Commission.