May 18 2021 Hawaii Contemporary: Art in Conversation
Artistic Directors Diana Nawi and Naima J. Keith (Prospect.5, New Orleans) join Associate Curators Drew Kahu‘āina Broderick and Miwako Tezuka (Hawai‘i Triennial 2022) in a panel discussion to explore the role of the contemporary art biennial/ triennial in a dramatically altered social, cultural, and political landscape. Moderated by Jaimey Hamilton Faris
OUT NOW: “Gestures of Survivance: Angela Tiatia’s Lick and Contemporary Environmental Performance Art in Oceania” in Pacific Arts Journal, v. 20.
OUT NOW: “Interfacing in the Ocean’s Weave,” in Oceans Rising, ed. Daniela Zyman. Sternberg Press, 2021. Out Now!
OUT SOON: "Towards Infrastructure Art: Containerization, Black Box Logistics and Distributive Complexes in the Art World," in Nervous Systems, ed. Johanna Grosse and Tim Stott. Durham: Duke University Press, 2021. OUT SOON!
Nov. 4-5, 2020 Post-Imperial Oceanics
The micro-talks for this 2-day virtual conference hosted by UC Berkeley brings together a set of thinkers engaged with fragmented, layered and linked oceanic imperial processes, to think with the creative tensions between sociocultural processes across oceanic surfaces, and the mysteries of the submarine. The keynote and conversations are here.
Pacific Futures Seminar via Ocean Archive: Hosted by TBA21 Guests: Elizabeth DeLoughrey, professor of postcolonial and indigenous literature, UCLA; Jaimey Hamilton Faris, associate professor of critical theory and art history, the University of Hawaii, Manoa; Maureen Penjueli, coordinator, Pacific Network on Globalisation, PANG, Fiji; and Taloi Havini, artist and curator
With: Territorial Agency (John Palmesino and Ann-Sofi Rönnskog); curator Daniela Zyman; Markus Reymann, director of TBA21–Academy
Opening JULY 1 @ Donkey Mill JANUARY 19, 2020: Inundation: Art and Climate Change in the Pacific. UHM Art Gallery. Traveling to Donkey Mill Gallery, Hawaii, March-June 2020.
In November, 2019: “The Climate is Woven,” for Comparative Archipelagos, Association for American Studies (ASA), Honolulu.
Out Now: “Sisters of Ocean and Ice: On the Hydro-feminism of Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner and Aka Niviâna’s Rise: From One Island to Another,” Shima, special issue on Coloniality and Islands, co-edited by Macarena Gomez-Barris and May Joseph forthcoming (October 2019). DOWNLOAD HERE.
Out Now: “Liquidity Incorporated: Economic Tides and Fluid Data in Hito Steyerl's Liquidity, Inc. (2014)" co-authored with Christina Gerhardt in Make Waves: Essays on Water in Contemporary Literature and Film, ed. Paula Farca (University of Nevada Press: 2019).
current project sites
Inundation: art and climate change in the pacific
Almanac for the Beyond
edited volume of experimental eco-criticism
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