Hopi multimedia producer Victor Masayesva to deliver Simon Ortiz/Labriola Center Lecture | Heard Museum

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Hopi multimedia producer Victor Masayesva to deliver Simon Ortiz/Labriola Center Lecture

Hear multimedia producer Victor Masayesva Jr. (Hopi) deliver this spring’s Simon Ortiz/Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture and Community. Masayesva’s topic is “Indian Time,” a talk, discussion and film screening.

More information about Masayesva and the lecture.

Click here for a feature story about Masayesva written by Arizona State University’s Kristen Larue and posted on ASU News.

Here is biographical information about Masayesva From ASU’s website:

“A member of the Hopi Tribe from Hotevilla, Ariz., Victor Masayesva Jr. has been a lifelong advocate for the ascendancy of the indigenous aesthetic in multimedia productions. He has promoted this aesthetic by curating programs at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and serving as artist-in-residence at the School of Art Institute of Chicago, Walker Art Center, Banff Centre for the Arts and featured director and jurist at the Yamagata International Film Festival, and the CLACPI Festival in La Paz, Bolivia.

“Honored with the American Film Institute’s Maya Deren Award, Masayesva is an independent filmmaker who has been at the forefront of experimental filmmaking in the Native American media community. His publications include Husk of Time from the University of Arizona Press and his media work is included in the permanent collections at the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson; Museum of Modern Art, New York City; Houston Museum of Art, Houston; and the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.”

This event is co-sponsored by the Heard Museum and Arizona State University.
Photograph of Victor Masayesva

Victor Masayesva Jr. (Hopi), multimedia producer

Event Details

Thursday, March 19
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost: Free

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Steele Auditorium

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