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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Artpace ArtTalks: Tavia Nyong'o

Posted on Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-04-22

Artpace presents artist Tavia Nyong’o for the first lecture of the 2009 ArtTalks series: Figure and Ground: Textiles in African Diasporic Portraiture from Seydou Keïta to Kehinde Wiley. Nyong’o will discuss how fabrics, patterns, textiles, quilts, and codes operate to establish and subvert notions of the past as heritage. Free, 6:30pm, Artpace, 445 N. Main, (210) 212-4900.

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