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GVSU Arts Celebration Presents "How to Commit Crimes Against Reality", a Lecture by Adam Khalil

Adam Khalil

Date and Time

Monday, February 20, 2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location

Multiple Locations. See description for details.

Description

Art Celebration: Segaajigewin

Join the Arts Celebration for Segaajigewin: a 3-day series of events with Artist & Filmmaker Adam Khalil. This public series includes a lecture, open classroom visits with Adam, discussions & connections with Students, Faculty and Community Members. Attendees are encouraged to participate in all events, followed by a culminating discussion with Adam the last day of his visit.

In the original language of this place, Anishinaabemowin, Segaajigewin means the way of expression in art, including the multiple discourses and meanings generated around art processes and reception.

MONDAY
GVSU Arts Celebration Presents "How to Commit Crimes Against Reality", a Lecture by Adam Khalil
Monday, February 20, 2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Wealthy Theatre
1130 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Description: Artist and filmmaker Adam Khalil will share his collaborative, multi-disciplinary work in the visual arts in a lecture titled “How to Commit Crimes Against Reality.” A member of the Ojibwe tribe, Khalil creates work rooted in Indigenous narratives that look forward to new and reimagined Indigenous futures.

TUESDAY
Collaboration in the Visual Arts with Adam Khalil
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Location: Keller Black Box Theatre
GVSU Allendale Campus, Haas Center for Performing Arts

Description: A discussion about collaboration in the Visual Arts. This event will include a screening of the film Nosferasta and documentation of installation projects. Hosted by Joel Potrykus as part of his Fiction Filmmaking II course. Public is welcome.

Screening and Discussion of INAATE/SE/ and other films with Adam Khalil - Hosted by NASA (Native American Student Association)
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: Keller Black Box Theatre
GVSU Allendale Campus, Haas Center for Performing Arts

Description: A screening of several of Adam Khalil's films that pry open the construction of contemporary indigenous identity. This event is also part of the Native American Heritage Celebration. Public is welcome.

WEDNESDAY
Historical, Social, and Cultural Realities in Adam Khalil’s Work
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Location: Lake Superior Hall room 154

Description: A discussion about historical, social, and cultural realities and contexts referenced in Adam’s work. Hosted by Steven Dorland as part of his Anthropology 311 course: Indigenous Peoples of North America. Public is welcome.

Closing Discussion with Adam Khalil
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Seidman House

Description: Final discussion with Adam Khalil and panelists. Public is welcome.

Discussion PanelModerated by Sean J. Patrick Carney

  • Len Tran, GR-MIFI creator with Grand Stand Pictures and GVSU Student in Film & Video Production
  • Jacob Klanke, President of NASA (Native American Student Association) GVSU Student in Art History and Anthropology
  • Shayna Haynes Heard, Production Coordinator, Grand Stand Pictures
  • Andrea Riley-Mukavetz, Associate Professor of Liberal Studies

Bio: Adam Khalil, a member of the Ojibway tribe, is a filmmaker and artist from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, whose practice attempts to subvert traditional forms of image-making through humor, relation, and transgression. Khalil is a core contributor to New Red Order and a co-founder of COUSINS Collective. Khalil’s work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Sundance Film Festival, Walker Arts Center, Lincoln Center, Tate Modern, HKW, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Toronto Biennial 2019 and Whitney Biennial 2019, among other institutions. Recent exhibitions have been held at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen and Spike Island in Bristol. Khalil is the recipient of various fellowships and grants, including but not limited to a 2021 Creative Capital Award, 2021 Herb Alpert Award, Sundance Art of Nonfiction, Jerome Artist Fellowship, Cinereach and the Gates Millennium Scholarship.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Guest parking in Lot H is available for these events. Please note, metered parking spaces will be enforced & GVSU Students/Staff/Faculty should use the lots designated by their permits. The Laker Line public bus is available from the GVSU Grand Rapids Pew campus to the GVSU Allendale campus. For more information follw this link: Laker Line

Curatorial Team Members

Belinda Bardwell
Program Coordinator, Multicultural Affairs

Dulcee Boehm
Curator of Visual Resources, Visual & Media Arts

Jacob Klanke
President of NASA (Native American Student Association), GVSU Student in Art History and Anthropology

Joel Potrykus
Assistant Professor, Visual & Media Art

Len Tran
GR-MIFI creator with Grand Stand Pictures and GVSU Student in Film & Video Production

Paul Wittenbraker
[email protected]
Department Chair, Visual & Media Arts

This event also appears on the main events calendar tagged as alumni, arts, and clas.

Information

For more information, please visit: https://www.gvsu.edu/gvarts/

Contact

Paul Wittenbraker [email protected]

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