Sharon Hayes, Sarah McEneaney and Keris Salmon join Ksenia Nouril in conversation about their works within the context of the exhibition The Politics of Rhetoric. Topics will include approaches to history through archives and the role of the news media in their works.
Sharon Hayes (b. 1970, Baltimore, MD) is a Philadelphia-based multi-media artist, whose work addresses the intersections of history, art and politics through video, performance, photography and installation. She is Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania.
Sarah McEneaney (b. 1955, Munich, Germany) is a Philadelphia-based artist and community activist who is well known for creating intricately detailed and intimately autobiographical works.
Keris Salmon (b. 1959, New York, NY) is a New York-based multimedia artist and award winning broadcast journalist whose work reckons with the legacies of both personal and collective histories.
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Left: Sharon Hayes, The Nature of the Beast, Pussycat, 2019. Published by the Brodsky Center at PAFA, Philadelphia, collaborating Master Printer: Peter Haarz. Courtesy of the Artist and the Brodsky Center at PAFA, Philadelphia. Photo by Barbara Katus
Middle: Sarah McEneaney, Untitled, from the series “#wehavenopresident”, 2016 – present. Courtesy of the Artist
Right: Keris Salmon, Dew and Damp, from the series “We Have Made These Lands What They Are: The Architecture of Slavery,” 2016-2017. Printed and produced by Sayre Gaydos and Peter Kruty at Peter Kruty Editions, published by Sockeyelabs. Courtesy of the Artist and Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta