<< Week of July 11 >>

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Curator’s Talk: Joel Smith on Peter Hujar

Lecture | July 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Joel Smith, BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Joel Smith, Richard L. Menschel Curator and Department Head of Photography at the Morgan Library & Museum, who organized the exhibition, will share insights into Hujar’s arresting vision of the downtown Manhattan underground of the 1970s and 1980s.

Curators’ Talk: Andrea Andersson and Julia Bryan-Wilson on Cecilia Vicuña

Lecture | July 11 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Andrea Andersson, BAMPFA; Julia Bryan-Wilson, UC Berkeley

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Exhibition co-curators Andrea Andersson, chief curator of the visual arts at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, and Julia Bryan-Wilson, professor of modern and contemporary art and director of the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley, discuss Cecilia Vicuña’s work, including issues of lost languages and the politics of ephemerality, in this exhibition walkthrough.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Black Life: Spiritual Technologies Project

Lecture | July 13 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this lecture-demonstration, project collaborators Michaela Leslie-Rule, T. Carlis Roberts, and Ron Ragin will share from their documentary work in Georgia and South Carolina, which explores the waning black church tradition of lining hymns.