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artist talk: American Artist

American Artist. Detail of  The Black Critique (Towards the Wild Beyond).  2017. Photo: Martha Fleming-Ives.

American Artist. Detail of The Black Critique (Towards the Wild Beyond). 2017. Photo: Martha Fleming-Ives.

American Artist is an interdisciplinary artist whose work considers Black radicalism and networked virtual life.

Join American for a talk on their newly commissioned work for the exhibition, Anonymous Donor. On view from June 29 through August 25th at the Figge Art Museum, American Artist's work re-imagines contemporary technology with black consumers in mind.

Curated by Center for Afrofuturist Studies curator Anaïs Duplan, Anonymous Donor examines the hidden contributions that have helped shape modernity, from technological advancements to Yoruba spirituality to environmental politics. 

Learn more about American Artist at https://americanartist.us

free & open to the public

Presented in collaboration with the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art