Logan Lecture Series: Activated Frontiers
Challenging the conventional boundaries of place, relationships, and history, these contemporary artists question the familiar and activate new frontiers through disruption and new structures.
SERIES of 6 LECTURES: BUY SERIES TICKETS >>
$48 artists, $60 DAM members, $72 nonmembers
INDIVIDUAL LECTURES (scroll down to individual lecture listings to buy tickets):
$8 volunteers, $12 artists, $15 DAM members, $18 nonmembers
DAM Contemporaries (DAMC) members and students are free with valid student ID (student must present valid student ID the night of the lecture)
TIME & LOCATION:
6:00 pm (Doors open at 5:30 pm), Sharp Auditorium, Hamilton Building
MEET THE ARTIST:
DAMC invites you to an après-lecture reception with the artist immediately following each lecture at the ART, a hotel. Enjoy conversations with some of the hottest artists working today, along with complimentary snacks and a cash bar.
- JOHN JOTA LEAÑOS—Wednesday, January 11
John Jota Leaños utilizes new media to engage in diverse cultural arenas through what he calls "strategic revealing, tactical disruption, and symbolic wagon burning." His practice includes a range of media arts, animation, film, public art, installation, and performance that focuses on the convergence of the politics of history, memory, social space and decolonization. GET TICKETS >>
- MELANIE SMITH—Wednesday, January 25
Mexico City plays an important role in the work of Melanie Smith. Her installations, videos, films, photographs, and paintings consider the density of population and structures, its production of detritus and its endless entropy and reconstruction. These concerns are balanced by Smith's interest in the legacies of modernism and post-avant-garde movements at they manifest themselves in Latin America. GET TICKETS >>
- 100th Logan Lecture: MARK BRADFORD—March 2, 2017 tentative date, tickets not on sale individually, but lecture is included in series ticket package.
- MI TIERRA, HERE & THERE—Wednesday, April 19 GET TICKETS >>
ANA TERESA FERNÁNDEZ —Wednesday, May 3 GET TICKETS >>
- INTERSECTION OF ART/DESIGN/FASHION—Wednesday, May 24 GET TICKETS >>
Presented by the DAM Contemporaries.
This lecture series is made possible with the generous support of Vicki and Kent Logan in affiliation with DAM Contemporaries, a DAM support group.
Image at top: Ana Teresa Fernández, Erasure 4 (performance documentation), 2015. Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 in. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco. © Ana Teresa Fernández.
Mexico City plays an important role in the work of Melanie Smith. Her installations, videos, films, photographs, and paintings consider the density of population and structures, its production of detritus and its endless entropy and reconstruction. More
Date tentative; watch for confirmation. Individual tickets not currently available, but Bradford lecture is included in series ticket. More
Explore echoes of a sense of belonging, here and elsewhere, in the works of Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place. More
Ana Teresa Fernández explores the politics of intermingling identities and the ways it shapes culture and social rhetoric through painting, performance, and video. More
Join three DAM curators for a dialogue highlighting the convergence of art, design, and fashion. More