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Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is an artist, graphic designer, writer at Marvel Entertainment, Editor-in-Chief at Darryl Makes Comics LLC, Art Director/Owner at Somos Arte and Studio Edgardo creative services, and creator of "La Borinqueña”, a new and original comic book character that has grown into a cultural phenomenon and a nationally recognized symbol of Puerto Rican patriotism, social justice, and equality for all.
RESCHEDULED! Co-sponsored Exhibition: Center for the Study of the American South: Unique As We Are Alike
This fall’s Art @ the Center will feature the work of two Lumbee artists, community-based visual artist Ashley Minner of Baltimore’s Lumbee community, and artist Alisha Locklear Monroe from the home of the Lumbee people, Robeson County, North Carolina.
Tiffany Chung is internationally noted for her exquisite cartographic drawings and installations that examine conflict, migration, displacement, urban progress and transformation in relation to history and cultural memory. Chung’s work studies the geographical shifts in countries traumatized by war, human destruction or natural disaster.
The lecture will focus on the salvage anthropology paradigm, drawing primary examples from the work of U of Penn anthropologist Frank Speck and Edward Sapir in the early 20th c, and between the Museum of the American Indian, now NMAI, and the early National Museum of Canada (whose ethnology division was founded by Sapir, Speck’s fellow graduate student under Boas).
Chanchal Dadlani is an Associate Professor of Art History and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Faculty Fellow at Wake Forest University, where she teaches the history of Islamic and South Asian art and architecture. She received a Mellon Author Award from the Society of Architectural Historians for her first book, From Stone to Paper: Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire (Yale University Press, 2018).
Joel Sternfeld is an artist-photographer whose work is concerned with the utopic and dystopic possibilities of the American experience, as well, as those of the human experience.
Dawn DeDeaux has merged art with new technologies for decades to broaden art and audience engagement. Early works such as CB Radio Booths embraced mobility and pre-internet communications; mid-career works offered pioneering synchronized immersive media environments; and latter works, including the MotherShip Series, are inspired by environmental challenges.