March 17th, 2018 Lunch & Learn with Dylan Miner

Dylan Miner

Artist, Author, Director of American Indian and Indigenous Studies and Associate Professor, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, Michigan State University

Dylan Miner will be leading a masterclass in printmaking 1:00-5:00 March 16th and a lecture and discussion March 17th 12:30-1:30. If you’d like to attend either of these events, please send us an email: terra.incognita.art@gmail.com

Suggested reading: Creating Aztlán: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island.

Dylan AT Miner is a Wiisaakodewinini (Métis) artist, activist, and scholar. He is currently Director of American Indian and Indigenous Studies and Associate Professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University. Miner is also adjunct curator of Indigenous art at the MSU Museum and a founding member of the Justseeds artists collective. He holds a PhD from The University of New Mexico. His book Creating Aztlán: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island was published in 2014 by the University of Arizona Press. Miner is currently completing a book on contemporary Indigenous aesthetics and writing his first book of poetry, Ikidowinan Ninandagikendaanan (words I must learn). In 2017, Miner hung solo exhibitions in Ontario and at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, taught a course on ecology at Ox-bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, published an artist’s book with Issue Press, and exhibited in group shows in Norway, Ireland, Canada, and the US. Miner is currently working towards multiple solo exhibitions in 2018 and 2019, as well as on various collective projects. Most importantly, Miner recently commenced the Bootaagaani-mini ∞ Drummond Island Land Reclamation Project. http://www.wiisaakodewinini.com/

Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Location: Second Floor of the Frank Holt Center