Past Programs

Nayda Collazo-Llorens: unmappings
November 8, 2023

An engaging speaker, artist Nayda Collazo-Llorens discussed her interdisciplinary practice and how she explores concepts of navigation and dislocation through her art. From the moment she began taking classes at an art school in her native San Juan, Puerto Rico at the age of five, Collazo-Llorens knew she wanted to be an artist. Today, her work is exhibited widely nationally and internationally and spans drawing, painting, printmaking, installation, video, and public art.

Laura DeBecker: Wish You Were Here
March 13, 2024

Laura De Becker is Chief Curator and the Helmut and Candis Stern Curator of African Art at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, She will discusses the complex issues of repatriation, provenance, and collaboration which are among the pressing issues facing museums with collections of African objects.