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      November 21, 2019

      Thursday   7:00 PM

      505 Fifth Avenue Suite 302
      Des Moines, Iowa 50309

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      Active Voice: Contemporary Art, Storytelling, and Advocacy

      11/21/2019 / 7:00pm

      This program will explore identity, activism, storytelling, and aesthetics in the work of contemporary Indigenous creators. Wendy Red Star will discuss her conceptual photography, which is featured in the exhibition Monument Valley. Ryan McMahon will offer insight into creating a narrative podcast that respectfully handles tragedy and turbulent social political issues. Dr. Jordan Amirkhani will discuss her writing on Red Star’s work as well as reflect on broader issues of intersectional feminism in contemporary art. This event will be moderated by Curator Laura Burkhalter.

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      Pre-Lecture Prix Fixe Dinner at Tangerine at the Art Center
      5 – 7 pm / $34.24 plus beverage and gratuity
      Dinner-goers receive reserved seating for the lecture

      Location Information:
      Levitt Auditorium

      Categories: Art Galleries & Exhibits | Museums & Attractions | Politics & Activism

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