Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Join us for a virtual conversation between the celebrated contemporary artist Jeffrey Gibson and Harvard historian Philip J. Deloria as they discuss aspects of Indigenous history and visual culture that sustain Gibson’s arts practice. This conversation will be streamed remotely through Zoom Webinar.
Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972) earned a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MA from the Royal College of Art, London. His celebrated work has been featured in recent solo exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; the New Museum, New York, and Brooklyn Art Museum, Brooklyn, NY. His work was also included in the 2019 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial. A 2019 MacArthur Fellowship recipient, Gibson is a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Philip J. Deloria is Professor of History at Harvard University, where his research and teaching focus on the social, cultural and political histories of the relations among American Indian peoples and the United States, as well as the comparative and connective histories of indigenous peoples in a global context. Dr. Deloria is of Dakota descent and Harvard’s first tenured professor of Native American history.Register