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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 Ana├»s 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