Sunday, March 29, 2009

Visual Sovereignty: International Indigenous Photography conference and exhibit

The C.N. Gorman Museum is proud to present VISUAL SOVEREIGNTY, our second International Indigenous Photography conference and exhibit. Thirty indigenous photographers from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US will come together for panel discussions April 4-5. The accompanying exhibition will be on view starting Friday April 3.

Schedule of Events:

Welcoming and Exhibition Opening Reception
Potluck Style-- Guests are encouraged to bring a dish to share. The Native American Student Union will be serving Indian Tacos.
Friday April 3, 2009, 5-8pm
CN Gorman Museum

Conference Welcome
Saturday, April 4, 2009, 9:00-9:30am
Sciences Lecture Hall, UCD

Panel Discussions:
Establishing Visual Sovereignty: Documentary Work by Pathbreakers
Saturday, April 4, 2009, 9:30-11:30am
Sciences Lecture Hall, UCD

Political Perspectives
Saturday, April 4, 2009, 12:30-2:15pm
Sciences Lecture Hall, UCD

Indigenous Studio and Portraiture
Saturday, April 4, 2009, 2:30-4:15pm
Sciences Lecture Hall, UCD

Visioning Landscapes and Communities
Sunday, April 5, 2009, 10:00-11:45am
Sciences Lecture Hall, UCD

Altered Realities
Sunday, April 5, 2009, 12:00-1:45pm
Sciences Lecture Hall, UCD

For more information, see our website: or call the museum.

I hardly feel more connected to any group of people outside of my own family, Tlingit Nation, school where I teach, or friends. I have known many of these photographers for just about my entire career, so YES, I will be there. To listen. To See. To share. Like our honored elders say, "If they can't make it, we'll just have to have fun without them..."

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