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Lecture

Ellen Gallagher
Are We Obsidian?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 6–9pm
Art Institute of Chicago
www.artic.edu

Ellen Gallagher will speak at the Art Institute of Chicago’s thirty-first annual A. James Speyer Memorial Lecture. The event celebrates a distinguished contemporary artist who is represented in the museum’s collection and honors former museum curator James Speyer.

Ellen Gallagher, Watery Ecstatic, 2005 © Ellen Gallagher

Ellen Gallagher, Watery Ecstatic, 2005 © Ellen Gallagher

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Ellen Gallagher, Watery Ecstatic, 2018 © Ellen Gallagher

In Conversation

Ellen Gallagher
Natasha Trethewey

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 1pm
Art Gallery of Ontario
www.thepowerplant.org

Ellen Gallagher will be in conversation with poet Natasha Trethewey on the occasion of Gallagher’s recently opened show, Nu-Nile at the Power Plant in Toronto. The talk will be moderated by Ivy Wilson, associate professor of English and director of American studies at Northwestern University. To attend the free event, reserve tickets at www.ago.ca.

Ellen Gallagher, Watery Ecstatic, 2018 © Ellen Gallagher

Photos: Philippe Vogelenzang/Trunk Archive (left) and Rachel Eliza Griffiths (right)

In Conversation

Ellen Gallagher
Terrance Hayes

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7pm
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe,
New York
www.housingworks.org

Ellen Gallagher and poet Terrance Hayes will discuss how poetry responds to art and art responds to the times as part of the Fall Conversation Series, presented by the Academy of American Poets and Housing Works Bookstore Café. Hayes wrote the ekphrastic poem “Wigphrastic” in response to Gallagher’s print series DeLuxe

Photos: Philippe Vogelenzang/Trunk Archive (left) and Rachel Eliza Griffiths (right)

Ellen Gallagher, Dew Breaker, 2015 © Ellen Gallagher

Lecture

Ellen Gallagher
Light Baggage: Understanding the “Black Atlantic”

Friday, October 20, 2017, 5pm
Haus der Kunst, Munich
www.hausderkunst.de

Ellen Gallagher will be participating in a symposium on the work of Frank Bowling titled The Sea is History:  Art and Black Atlantic Cultures. She will be joined by artist Sonia Boyce and the talk will be moderated by Allison Thompson. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.xing-events.com.

Ellen Gallagher, Dew Breaker, 2015 © Ellen Gallagher