Monday, January 12, 2015

LECTURE: Lyle Ashton Harris / Atlanta, GA / January 15, 2015

Lyle Ashton Harris. Image via
Join the 2014 David C. Driskell Prize winner as he discusses his work and career

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 7:00 -8:00PM

Program is free, but seating is limited.

Hill Auditorium
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA


Known for his self-portraits and use of pop culture icons (such as Billie Holiday, Michael Jackson, and Zinedine Zidane), Lyle Ashton Harris creates work in photographic media, collage, installation, and performance to explore intersections between the personal and the political and the impact of ethnicity, gender, and desire on the contemporary social, global, and cultural dynamic. He will talk about his recent work and how he challenges viewers' perceptions and expectations by adjusting the familiar with the extraordinary.

Tickets are also available through the Woodruff Arts Center box office at 404-733-5000.

Tickets are limited to two per person.

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