Artists, curators, scholars, and others share their insights on BAMPFA exhibitions, the arts, and other cultural topics.Read full description
Join us for an engaging, illustrated talk by Amalia Mesa-Bains as she illuminates the sources and stories behind her wide-ranging multimedia practice.
Complementing his new Art Wall project below/here/above/ahead/was, New York–based Uruguayan artist Luis Camnitzer offers a presentation designed to provoke thought and prompt questions about public art.
This event will be presented as a Zoom webinar.
Amalia Mesa-Bains’s artworks, spanning a range of formats and media, resonate in contemporary formal terms and in their ties to her Chicana/o community and history. Scholars Jennifer González and Adriana Zavala and artist Sandy Rodriguez join Mesa-Bains for an expanded conversation in response to these themes and other ideas in her work.
Join Karen Moss, guest curator of by Alison Knowles, for a special Curator's Talk marking the closing day of by Alison Knowles. Art historians and catalogue essayists Lucia Fabio, Hannah Higgins and Nicole Woods will also participate.
Tours of Amalia Mesa-Bains: Archaeology of Memory are led by UC Berkeley graduate students in history of art, Chicanx/Latinx studies, and theater, dance, and performance studies.
Join cocurators María Esther Fernández and Laura Pérez—who organized this major retrospective exhibition of the work of renowned artist, scholar, and curator Amalia Mesa-Bains—for an insightful talk about the artist’s work in BAMPFA’s galleries.
This event is copresented by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.
Artists and guest cocurators of Frank Moore / MATRIX 280, Vincent Fecteau and Keith Wilson discuss the role of Moore’s painting within his expansive body of creative, spiritual, and performance work.
Guest curator Yi Yi Mon (Rosaline) Kyo offers a series of gallery talks highlighting works by contemporary Asian and Asian American artists.
Graduate students —Claire Chun and Patricia de Nobrega-Gomes—offer tours of by Alison Knowles on Wednesdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM.