Dance of Malaga
Harold M. Williams Auditorium
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To conclude the Getty Scholar Year Symposium on the theme of monumentality, keynote presenter Theaster Gates—current artist in residence at the Getty Research Institute—will screen his recent film, Dance of Malaga (2019). The film is a monument to the people of Malaga Island, Maine, and a meditation on love and race in America. The screening will be followed by a conversation with the Research Institute's deputy director, Andrew Perchuk.
Theaster Gates is an independent artist based in Chicago, Illinois. An urban planner, sculptor, and potter, he is internationally renowned for his artistic installations related to social justice issues. A professor in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago and founder of the Rebuild Foundation, Gates's work blends art, community engagement, and urban development to reshape neighborhoods and revitalize cities.
Related event: Getty Scholar Year Symposium: MONUMENTALITY
An assortment of concessions will be available for purchase outside the Harold Williams Auditorium prior to the event. Please note that food and drink are not permitted inside the auditorium.
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