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Virtual Lecture: Ayanah Moor
August 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Presented by the Sierra Nevada University MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program and SNU Galleries as part of our online artist lecture series.
Ayanah Moor (b. 1973, Norfolk, VA) lives and works in Chicago. She is a conceptual artist whose work explores blackness, gender, desire and language. She works across various media to create paintings, prints, drawings and performance. She earned a BFA in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MFA in Printmaking from Tyler School of Art. Moor has participated in numerous exhibitions including, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, DePaul Art Museum, and Museum of Contemporary Photography, (Chicago); Adobe Books Gallery, (San Francisco); The Andy Warhol Museum, (Pittsburgh); ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives—University of Southern California Libraries (Los Angeles); Subliminal Projects, (Los Angeles); Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, (Auckland); Proyecto ‘ace, (Buenos Aires); Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, (Grand Rapids); daadgalerie, (Berlin); and The Studio Museum in Harlem, (NY) among others. Her work is featured in Astria Suparak and Brett Kashmere’s, Incite: Journal of Experimental Media, Sports Issue (2017), Nicole Fleetwood’s, Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness (2011) and, What is Contemporary Art? (2009) by Terry E. Smith.