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April 16, 2021 Back To News

Marie Watt to Speak in BAMPFA’s Quilts, Blankets, and Tapestry: Contemporary Art and Textiles Livestream


On Wednesday, April 21st at 4PM PDT, Marie Watt will be speaking about her textile work alongside Aaron McIntosh and Ebony Patterson in the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive’s livestream program, Quilts, Blankets, and Tapestry: Contemporary Art and Textiles, moderated by BAMPFA Director Julie Rodrigues Widholm. The event is presented in conjunction with BAMPFA’s exhibition, Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective, currently on view.

Marie Watt, a citizen of the Seneca Nation, explores the intersection of history, community, and storytelling with interdisciplinary work that draws from history, biography, Iroquois protofeminism, and Indigenous teachings. Her artwork is in the collections of major museums, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Yale University Art Gallery, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian.

Learn more about the event and register here.

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