Logan Lecture Series: 10 Years of Artists on Art
DAM Contemporaries celebrates the 10th anniversary of Logan Lectures with 4 artists who share global perspectives in their interdisciplinary practices.
6 pm (doors open at 5:30)
Sharp Auditorium, Denver Art Museum
Lecture Tickets: Free for DAMC members and students with ID, $10 DAM volunteers, $15 DAM members, $20 nonmembers.
Coco Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist and writer who explores cultural politics through varied performances, incorporating large-scale projections, live internet streams and audience interaction. She will share a recent video filmed in Cuba as part of the first Logan Lecture featured at the Biennial of the Americas.
Friday, September 15
Cosponsored by the Biennial of the AmericasRead More
Enrique Martinez Celaya: 10th Anniversary Celebration
Cuban-born Enrique Martinez Celaya’s command of philosophy, poetry, and physics plays out in ethereal works that hint of transitions, the fragility of life, and death. This is his encore presentation after appearing the first year of the Logan Lecture Series: “What I have tried to do with my works is observe … who I am, who others are, and what the world is.”
Wednesday, September 27
A toast to the Logans immediately follows the talk.Read More
Having lived between two cultures, the United States and Zimbabwe, Chido Johnson’s work persistently locates cultural spaces identified as other and different in an attempt to transform and negotiate a new sense of self, place and belonging. It is with this sense of otherness that Johnson’s work extends from performance to video to installation.
Wednesday, November 1
Born in Guangdong at the beginning of the Chinese Cultural Revolution in 1966, Xiaoze Xie's work has remained deeply affected by the loss of tradition, culture, and learning since moving to the US in 1992. His most recent series traces the practice of banning books in China and explores the history of censorship, social memory, and political discourse.
Wednesday, November 29.
Cosponsored by Asian Art Association (Note: Tickets for this particular Logan Lecture are free for Asian Art Association members.)
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. Coco Fusco's lecture is cosponsored by the Biennial of the Americas. Xiaoze Xie's lecture is cosponsored by the Asian Art Association.
Images: Coco Fusco, La confesión, 2015. Video still. © Coco Fusco. Enrique Martínez Celaya, Portrait of Vicki and Kent Logan, 2009. © Enrique Martínez Celaya. Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum. Chido Johnson, Square Grid Humility, 2000. Gessoed ceramic, lime, raised-floor installation, 16 x 16 x 2 feet. © Chido Johnson. Xiaoze Xie, Chinese Library No. 57, 2014. Oil on canvas, 48 x 74 1/4 inches. © Xiaoze Xie.