Lecture in Photography: Marianne Nicolson

600 S. Michigan Ave. – Ferguson Lecture Hall

About The Event

Marianne Nicolson is an artist activist of the Musgamakw Dzawada’enuxw First Nations. Her practice is multi-disciplinary, encompassing photography, painting, carving, video, installation, monumental public art, writing, and speaking. She holds a BFA from the Emily Carr University of Art and Design, an MFA from the University of Victoria, as well as an MA and a PhD in Linguistics and Anthropology with a focus on the Kwak’wala language. Her works has been exhibited in the 17th Biennale of Sydney; Vancouver Art Gallery; National Museum of the American Indian, New York; Museum Arnhem, Netherlands, amongst others. Nicolson has major public artworks installed in the Vancouver International Airport; the Canadian Embassy in Amman, Jordan; and the Canadian Embassy in Paris, France. Her work is currently showcased in Native America: In Translation.

Lectures in Photography are co-presented by MoCP and the Photography Department of Columbia College Chicago.

This program is produced in conjunction with the Native America: In Translation exhibition organized by Aperture and curated by Wendy Red Star.

Marianne Nicolson. “Widzotłants gwayułalatł? Where Are We Going…What Is to Become of Us?”