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Crafting Resistance

ASU Art Museum 51 E 10th St, Tempe, AZ 85281, Tempe

Crafting Resistance looks at the ways in which we understand and view the term craft and its relationship to fine art. The exhibition seeks to flatten the western European art historical cannon and hierarchy and unhinge the binary that often places ‘fine art’ and ‘craft’ at odds with one another. Artists in the exhibition utilize materials […]

Sarah Zapata: Beneath the breath of the sun

ASU Art Museum 51 E 10th St, Tempe, AZ 85281, Tempe

Sarah Zapata (b. 1988, Corpus Christi, TX) employs weaving, tufting and traditional craft techniques to create loud, architecturally responsive installations that traverse themes of gender, colonialism and fantasy. Zapata’s site-specific works reflect her intersecting identities as a queer woman of Peruvian heritage raised in Evangelical South Texas and now based in New York.    “Beneath the […]

CWD BookTalk: “Biography of a Sound – Prince, Place and the History of the Minneapolis Sound” by Dr. Rashad Shabazz with discussant Jeanelle Austin

ASU Art Museum 51 E 10th St, Tempe, AZ 85281, Tempe

Join Dr. Rashad Shabazz, Associate Professor in the Schools of Social Transformation and Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, and Jeanelle Austin, Executive Director of the George Floyd Global Memorial for a discussion around the history and politics of Minneapolis and Prince and how they weave together to create meaning in the present day. This event […]