Marking the Infinite features the works of nine women Aboriginal artists from remote areas across Australia. Revered matriarchs commanding leadership roles use art to empower their respective communities. The exhibit will run from January 28th until May 7th. The opening reception was on January 28th.
For those interested in learning Quechua, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center offers the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for participation in a FLAS approved Summer Study Abroad program for training in Quechua. The fellowship provides a tuition and stipend award to students participating in language and area studies training. For full details on our Summer Fellowship, please visit https://lacc.fiu.edu/academics/financial/flas-fellowship/.
Please click here to watch video from last night's event.
Please join Dr. Margo Smith, Director of the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia, and special guests Wukun Wanambi, Cultural Director of The Mulka Project, Yinimala Gumana from Yirrkala, Australia and Kade McDonald as they discuss the work of three artists featured in Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia. A program of short films from The Mulka Project at Yirrkala will follow the discussion in the museum galleries.
Dr. Dennis Wiedman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies SIPA 327
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Office phone: 305-348-2262
Web page: www.fiu.edu/~wiedmand
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