An Inter-American Conversation on Indigeneity, Art & Education
A dialogue between indigenous artists from the Brazilian Amazon and North Carolina, followed by a talk on indigenous art from Jamille Pinheiro Dias, a Q&A discussion, and a catered reception with drinks, food, and live music from Wesley Nóog (Brazilian)
Date: Monday 2/27
4:00pm - talks and roundtable
6:30pm - reception and live music
Location: Duke University, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
Register at https://cutt.ly/interamerican
Gustavo Caboco, from the Wapichana people, is one of the rising stars of indigenous arts in Brazil as well as an important public intellectual and advocate for indigenous rights, cultures, and lifeways. You can see some of his work here: https://caboco.tv/
Jessica Clark is from the Lumbee people of North Carolina and has had her work exhibited in many prominent US galleries and museums. She is also an educator. You can see some of her work here: https://www.jessicaclarkart.com/
Jamille Pinheiro Dias is a Lecturer in Environmental Humanities at the University of London. She is currently a von der Heyden Fellow at the Franklin Humanities Institute's Amazon Lab at Duke University.
Wesley Nóog is a widely acclaimed Samba-Soul singer, composer, bandleader, and multi-instrumentalist from Rio de Janeiro.
Co-Sponsors: Amazon Lab at the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, Program in Education, Romance Studies, Duke Brazil Initiative, Art, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Art History & Visual Studies, International Comparative Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, Kenan Institute for Ethics