Artpace ArtTalks: Tavia Nyong'o

Release Date: 2009-04-22

Artpace presents artist Tavia Nyong’o for the first lecture of the 2009 ArtTalks series: Figure and Ground: Textiles in African Diasporic Portraiture from Seydou Keïta to Kehinde Wiley. Nyong’o will discuss how fabrics, patterns, textiles, quilts, and codes operate to establish and subvert notions of the past as heritage. Free, 6:30pm, Artpace, 445 N. Main, (210) 212-4900.