A Conversation with Natalie Ball

Thurs, Jan 25, 2024
6:30 pm

Floor 3, Theater and Online, via Zoom

On the occasion of Natalie Ball: Bilwi Naats Ga’niipci, the artist speaks about her practice and her relationships with the people and languages of her communities as a Black, Modoc, and Klamath artist working from her ancestral homelands in Southern Oregon and Northern California. Ball is joined in conversation by artist and educator Sarah Biscarra Dilley and performer and writer Andrina Wekontash Smith.

Following the program, in-person attendees are invited to view Natalie Ball: Bilwi Naats Ga’niipci.

Sarah Biscarra Dilley is a multidisciplinary artist, writer, educator, member of the yak titʸu titʸu yak tiłhini Northern Chumash tribe and Director of Indigenous Programs and Relationality at Forge Project. 

Andrina Wekontash Smith is an Emmy nominated Shinnecock storyteller, performer, and voice coach. Her work centers Eastern Woodland representation and explores the complex racial dynamics of being a mixed race Native in a colonized society. 

The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available.

This program will be recorded and made available on the Whitney's YouTube channel.

Live captioning will be available online and in-person for this event. If you need captions in a separate browser window or on your own mobile device, please email accessfeedback@whitney.org for StreamText link.

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