Evergreen Art Lecture Series presents a broad range of interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary art issues by artists, writers, and scholars. The emphasis is to introduce the way in which a variety of practices undertake various fields of inquiry. The series provides a lively forum for the exchange of ideas between the speakers, students, faculty and the public. The series takes place in Lecture Hall 1 at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, on 4-5 Wednesdays per quarter, from 11:30-1:00 pm and is open and free to the public.
Spring Quarter 2015
Week 1: 4/1 Ju-Pong Lin, community performance, eco-poetics, pedagogy
Week 2: 4/8 Amjad Faur RESCHEDULED for 5/27 in honor of Day of Absence
Week 3: 4/15: Sister Spit (note longer time, 11-1:00), queer-feminist collective, writing and performance
Week 4: 4/22 Linda Weintraub, curator, writing on art and environmental consciousness, pedagogy
Week 5: 4/29 Alejandro de Acosta, writing, translation
Week 6: 5/6 Kim Miller, performance/video
Week 8: 5/20 Steven Hendricks, writing, Evergreen faculty member
Week 9: 5/27 Amjad Faur, visual art/photography, Evergreen faculty member
Week 10: 6/3 Cassie Thornton, interdisciplinary artist/social practice
Winter Quarter 2015
Week 2, Janurary 14, Alexander McCarty, visual art
Week 5, February 4, Thierry de Duve, Evans Scholar, art historian and theorist
Week 6, February 11, Allison Cobb, writing
Week 7, February 18, MK Guth, visual art
Week 9, March 4, Johanna Gosse, art history, media studies
Fall Quarter 2014
The fall 2014 series will present a diverse and interesting lineup. Artists were chosen (albeit loosely) with the year’s theme of “paying attention” in mind. The theme comes from the orientation book, Crow Planet by Lyanda Lynn Haupt. Please join us in welcoming these artists to our campus.
Week 2 10/8 Deidi von Schaewen, photographer. Her exhibition The Sacred Trees of India, will be in the Evergreen Gallery in October.
Week 3 10/15 Emily Abendroth, poet
Week 4 10/22: Dan Attoe, painter
Week 6 11/5: Gretchen Bennett, visual artist
Week 8 11/19: Ben Russell, filmmaker