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Edgar Heap of Birds in Conversation with David Breslin

Wed, Oct 18, 2017
6:30–8 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

On the occasion of the exhibition An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940–2017, Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds (b. 1954) speaks about his work Relocate Destroy, In Memory of Native Americans, In Memory of Jews, 1987, from the series American Policy, within the context of his diverse art practice. The artist speaks in conversation with David Breslin, DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection.

Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds is an artist of Cheyenne and Arapaho descent who frequently draws upon language to address the violent histories of displacement of North American indigenous peoples from ancestral land. 

Tickets are required ($10 adults; $8 members, students, and seniors).

This event will be live-streamed on Facebook.

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

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