Lecture by visual and performance artist
William Pope.L on March 7
The UCSC Arts Research Institute will present a lecture by
visual and performance artist William Pope.L on Monday March
7, at 7 p.m. in Classroom Unit I. The event is part of the institute's
Visiting Artist Lecture Series and is free and open to the public.
Crawls, 2000-03, by William Pope.L, part of an ongoing
project of group crawls in collaboration with host communities.
Pope.L has been hailed as one of the premier African American
artists whose multidisciplinary art practice continues to challenge
and confront constructions of race. His works include such pieces
as the Community Crawls, Anglo-Vision, Coon, the Great
White Way, and Eracism. He has had recent solo exhibitions
and performances at the The Project, New York, and has been
featured at the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, the Museum
of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and the Drawing Center in
New York. He also exhibited in the 2002 Whitney Biennial.
Pope.L's awards include fellowships from the National Endowment
for the Arts, the Maine Arts Commission, Franklin Furnace Award,
a Rockefeller Foundation Multi-Purpose Arts Grant, and a Creative
Capital Foundation Grant. This Visiting Artist Lecture has been
made possible through the support of the Arts Research Institute
and the Art Department. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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