October 19: Wiesenfeld Visiting Art Lecture Series with Michelle Dizon

Los Angeles-based artist and educator Michelle Dizon will be speaking on Monday, October 19, 2015, at U.C. Berkeley as part of the Wiesenfeld Visiting Art Lecture series through the Department of Art Practice. The lecture will be presented in conjunction with Dizon's Oakland Museum of California exhibition Drifting Islands, three video installations that examine memory, loss, and experiences of displacement.  

Michelle Dizon is the founder of at land's edge, an experimental platform for visual research and catalyst for decolonial thought and action. She has taught courses on documentary, visuality, postcoloniality, globalization, war, feminism, and ecology at the California Institute of the Arts and served as co-chair and core faculty in the Visual Art program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She earned an MFA in Art with specialization in Interdisciplinary Studio at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric with a designated emphasis in Film and Women, Gender, and Sexuality from the University of California, Berkeley. 

Event details
Date: 
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
160 Kroeber Hall