Visiting Artists Lecture Series: Tania Willard
March 11 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Visual Arts Visiting Artist Series program brings in a diverse variety of artists for campus talks and public gallery presentations that include visual artists, filmmakers, sculptors, painters, playwrights, essayists, interactive and digital media artists. Each artist presents a talk to students in the BFA program and the public, as well as offering critiques to students in the 4th year of the Visual Arts Program.
The Visiting Artist Series will be held in-person on Mondays in the University Theatre (ADM 026) as part of the CCS 150 Creative and Critical Art Theory class. These talks are open to the public.
Join us on Monday, March 11 for a talk with Tania Willard, who is of Secwepemc Nation and settler heritage, is an artist, curator and assistant professor in visual arts at UBC Okanagan, Syilx territories.
Her work as a curator and artist has been shown nationally with curated exhibitions of note, at Vancouver Art Gallery, Beat Nation: Art Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture (2012-2014), at the Museum of Anthropology UBC, Unceded Territories: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Landmarks 2017 in National Parks across Turtle Island. Willard’s ongoing collaborative project BUSH gallery, is a land-based gallery grounded in Indigenous knowledges in her home territories of Secwepemcúl̓ecw.