Global Dialogues: Connecting Generations
Via video conferencing, multimedia artist, Wendy Red Star, raised on the Apsáalooke (Crow) reservation, discusses repair as it relates to Native American histories and ideologies. Learn about her creative practice, hopes for future generations, and thoughts surrounding museum collections, in conjunction with the exhibition Repair and Design Futures.
Free with admission.
Wendy Red Star is a contemporary artist who explores the intersections of Native American ideologies and colonialist structures. Reclaiming representations of indigenous people and culture, she posits perspectives on Native narratives, and brings American traditions and histories to the forefront through mixed-media installations. Raised on the Apsáalooke (Crow) reservation in Montana, and currently based in Portland, Oregon. Red Star earned an MFA at UCLA. She has curated several exhibitions, is included in numerous museum collections, including nearby Peabody Essex Museum, and was awarded the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award. In 2018 she received a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship and the Joan Mitchell Painters & Sculptors Grant, and in late February she will have her first career survey exhibition at the Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey.