“Ecoventions: Art on the Farm”

When
Sep 5 2014 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
About this event
Description: 
Melissa Dabakis is an American and Modern European Art History professor at Kenyon College. She will speak on contemporary environmental art and site-specific sculpture during the Great Plains Art Museum’s First Friday event. “Ecoventions: Art on the Farm” Since the 1960s, there has been a surge of interest in the environment among contemporary artists. Labeled by art critics and curators as the “geographical turn in contemporary art,” this new artistic practice is a collaborative and interdisciplinary endeavor. This talk will focus on Ecoventions, the blending of ecology and invention by artists who employ creative strategies to physically transform a local ecology. This program is funded in part by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. The event is free and open to the public.
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Website: 
http://events.unl.edu/plains/2014/09/05/89755/
Location
Great Plains Art Museum
1155 Q St. Main gallery
68588 Lincoln, NE
United States
Phone: 402-472-0602
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