Schedule 2014-2015

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 3, January 21,  Amaranth Borsuk and Andy Fitch, writing

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