Come have dinner with Dylan Miner! We will be learning more about his practice, and his myriad interests and ideas. For those who’ve read it, this will also be an opportunity to discuss his book: Creating Aztlán: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island. If you’d like to join, please email email@example.com. We’d love to have you there!
Dylan Miner will also be leading masterclass in printmaking in the afternoon. If you’d like to attend, please send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dylan AT Miner is a Wiisaakodewinini (Métis) artist, activist, and scholar. He is currently Director of American Indian and Indigenous Studies and Associate Professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University. Miner is also adjunct curator of Indigenous art at the MSU Museum and a founding member of the Justseeds artists collective. He holds a PhD from The University of New Mexico. His book Creating Aztlán: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island was published in 2014 by the University of Arizona Press. Miner is currently completing a book on contemporary Indigenous aesthetics and writing his first book of poetry, Ikidowinan Ninandagikendaanan (words I must learn). In 2017, Miner hung solo exhibitions in Ontario and at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, taught a course on ecology at Ox-bow School of Art and Artists' Residency, published an artist's book with Issue Press, and exhibited in group shows in Norway, Ireland, Canada, and the US. Miner is currently working towards multiple solo exhibitions in 2018 and 2019, as well as on various collective projects. Most importantly, Miner recently commenced the Bootaagaani-mini ∞ Drummond Island Land Reclamation Project. http://www.wiisaakodewinini.com/
Terra Incognita's Spring 2018 series is created thanks to additional co-sponsors: The Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies; UW-Madison Arts Institute; The Network @ Wisconsin Center for Education Research; The Center for Culture, History, and Environment. We are also indebted to programmatic and promotional support from the Art Department and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.