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ASP Lecture | Talking Popcorn and Accent Elimination: The Work of Nina Katchadourian.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
4:00 AM
Helmut Stern Auditorium, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 South State Street

In this presentation Nina Katchadourian will talk about the last 20 years of her artistic practice - video, sound, photography, and sculpture. She will also discuss projects currently underway for MoMA (New York), the Exploratorium (San Francisco), Temple Contemporary (Philadelphia) and MASSMoCA (North Adams, MA).

Nina Katchadourian’s work exists in a variety of media including sculpture, sound, video, and photography. She grew up in Stanford, CA and has lived in Brooklyn, NY for nearly 20 years. Her video piece Accent Elimination is included in the 2015 Venice Biennale as part of this year’s Armenian exhibition. In 2017, Katchadourian’s work will be the focus of a traveling solo museum exhibition originating at the Blanton Museum in Austin, TX. Her work is included in private and public collections worldwide including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Saatchi Collection, the Marguiles Collection, and the Metropolitan Museum. She is currently at work on an audio tour for the Museum of Modern Art on the subject of dust. Katchadourian is an Associate Professor at the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study and she is represented by Catharine Clark gallery in San Francisco.

Cosponsored by the U-M Institute for the Humanities.