Visiting scholar Dylan Robinson, co-curator of "Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts," will discuss aspects of his curatorial process and how it was informed by his research into indigenous and settler colonial practices of listening.
An opening reception will be held for "Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts" in the Fischman Lobby from 5-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
All visiting artist and scholar events are free and open to the public.
Dylan Robinson is a xwélméxw artist and writer of Stó:lō descent, and the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts at Queen’s University. His current work focuses on the return of indigenous songs to communities who were prohibited by law to sing them as part of the Indian Act from 1882‒1951. Robinson’s previous publications include the edited volumes "Music and Modernity Among Indigenous Peoples of North America" (2018); "Arts of Engagement: Taking Aesthetic Action in and Beyond the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada" (2016) and "Opera Indigene" (2011). His monograph, "Hungry Listening," is forthcoming in early 2020 with Minnesota University Press.
Gund Gallery exhibitions and public programs are supported, in part, by the Gund Gallery Board of Directors and the Ohio Arts Council.
Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Community Foundation Theater in the Gund Gallery
101 1/2 College Drive, Gambier, Ohio 43022