Curator Talk: Media and Message - Appropriation in the Art of Social Activism

Sep 23, 12:15pm - 1pm

Curator Talk: Media and Message - Appropriation in the Art of Social Activism photo

Curator Emily Stamey will address Hank Willis Thomas’s series Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915-2015 in the context of work by other artists who likewise employ media images and themes of social activism.

This event is free. No registration is required, but please let us know you are coming by sending an RSVP on Facebook or to RSVPWAM@uncg.edu.

Hank Willis Thomas: Unbranded a Century of White Women, 1915-2015, is on view September 3-December 11, 2016. 

This talk is supported by Fabric of Freedom, an arts program of the National Folk Festival; and the Humanities Working Groups for Community Impact Initiative, a project of the National Humanities Alliance Foundation supported by the Whiting Foundation.

This talk is a partner program included in the 2016 17DAYS Greensboro Festival sponsored by ArtsGreensboro

Image: Hank Willis Thomas, The natives will get restless, 1976/2015, 2015, digital chromogenic print, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

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