Ghada Amer Artist Talk & Reception at Georgia State University
Thursday September 20, 2018 05:00 pm EDT
From the venue:Venue: Speaker's Auditorium, Student Center East, GSU 55 Gilmer Street Atlanta, GA 30303 Ghada Amer will give a lecture on her artistic practice which will be immediately followed by a reception in the Welch School Galleries, at Georgia State University, where her work will be exhibited co-currently. The event is free and open to the public but seating is limited. Please reserve your free tickets on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ghada-amer-lecture-tickets-47467532668. Ghada Amer is a New York-based artist who was born in Cairo, Egypt and spent part of her upbringing in France. She explores questions of cultural identity, hybridity, definitions of East and West, feminine and masculine, and art and craft, in her paintings, drawings, sculptures, and public garden projects. She is best known for her erotic embroideries and paintings, which challenge pre-established cultural values, the commodification of the female body, and male-dominated .
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