A cluster of dandelionsEmilio Rojas will discuss the last 10 years of his artistic practice working across media including photography, performance, installation, video, and poetry 4:15-6:30 p.m. today at 248 N. 3rd St., classroom 121.

The lecture will explore, in Rojas’ words, his engagement with a “postcolonial ethical imperative to uncover, investigate, and make visible and audible undervalued or disparaged sites of knowledge, narratives, and individuals.”

An exhibition reception will follow at Ahart Plaza between Buck Hall and the Williams Visual Arts Building (rain location: WVAB lobby).

He will give two performances on Friday in Skillman Library in conjunction with the activation of Jason De León’s work Hostile Terrain.

  • Noon: A Vague and Undetermined Place (a Gloria) (2019)
  • 4 p.m.: A Manual to Be (to Kill) or To Forgive My Own Father (2015–ongoing)

Rojas’ traveling survey exhibition is on view in the WVAB Grossman Gallery as well as at 248 N. 3rd St., the gardeHouse, Farinon Center, Williams Center for the Arts, and Skillman Library through Nov. 13, 2021. Learn more.

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