The Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts will continue its Fall 2022 Visiting Artists’ Program with Adebunmi Gbadebo, a multimedia artist who uses culturally imbued materials to investigate the tensions between land and memory.
Gbadebo’s work is included in the permanent collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, South Carolina State Museum, and the Newark Museum of Art amongst others. Gbadebo’s work has been presented in exhibitions in the United States, Asia, and Europe, and will be included in the upcoming exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, SC. She has been written about in notable publications, some including Hyperallergic, Hypebeast, Papermaking Magazine, and the American Craft magazine. She has been broadcasted on BBC Newsday and has given talks at the Museum of the African Diaspora and the Newark Museum.
The lecture will take place on Thursday, November 17, from 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, Room 110. This event is free and open to the public.