Meet avant-garde American composer Mark Applebaum, who will discuss, perform, and guide the audience in listening to work in the Picturing Music exhibition. Associate Professor of Composition and Theory in the Department of Music at Stanford University, Applebaum has challenged the conventional boundaries of musical ontology throughout his career as a composer / musician / artist. Featuring performances and dialogue with the Varying Degrees Trio, Lisa Bost and members of the MSUM Percussion Ensemble, this talk will illuminate Applebaum’s expansive and boundary-pushing practice.
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Join artist in residence Tim Kowalczyk as he explains his unique ceramic process, working on sculptural work as well as his signature “cardboard” mugs.
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We are a Horse Nation (2014) documents the relationships existing and being built among the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (Lakota, Dakota, Nakota) peoples and the Sunka Wakan Oyate (Horse Nation). Stories, history, traditional songs and culture tell the story of how people across the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ lands are bringing the Horse back in to the center of their way of life. Focusing on the healing provided by the Sunka Wakan Oyate, this film provides a positive picture of life among the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota, and pays respect to and honors the Horse Nation. Join us for a screening of the documentary, followed by a discussion with filmmaker and artist Keith BraveHeart.
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