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Artist Lecture: Morehshin Allahyari

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Morehshin Allahyari is an artist, activist, educator, and occasional curator. She is the recipient of the leading global thinkers of 2016 award by Foreign Policy magazine.

Morehshin was born and raised in Iran and moved to the United States in 2007. Her work deals with the political, social, and cultural contradictions we face every day. She thinks about technology as a philosophical toolset to reflect on objects and as a poetic means to document our personal and collective lives struggles in the 21st century.

Allahyari’s work will be on display at the UT Downtown Gallery from October 20 – November 22, 2017

Details

Date:
October 19
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue

McCarty Auditorium, room 109 A+A Building
1715 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996 United States
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Phone:
8659743200

Downtown Gallery
College of Arts & Sciences

Manager: Mike C. Berry
106 S. Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: 865-673-0802

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