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Keynote: From Absence to Unseen

Ken Gonzales-Day

Friday, November 01 - 7:00PM to 8:30PM
de Saisset Museum Auditorium

Gonzales-Day will discuss his work beginning with his widely-sited Erased Lynching series and publication, "Lynching in The West: 1850-1935" (Duke, 2006), and then proceed to his contribution to the recent exhibition "Unseen: Our Past in a New Light: Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar" held at the National Portrait Gallery, of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., in 2018-19. The talk will foreground three conceptual themes that run through much of his work (absence, distance, and naming) and consider their impact in shaping his research, teaching, and studio practice.


Ken Gonzales-Day
Ken Gonzales-Day

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