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Ann Hamilton. Photo credit: Michael Mercil.
Ann Hamilton. Photo credit: Michael Mercil.
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Lecture by Artist Ann Hamilton

October 6, 2016–from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Opening Reception:
Elaine C. Levitt Auditorium, Gershman Hall
The University of the Arts
401 South Broad Street (on the corner of Broad & Pine Streets)
Philadelphia, PA 19102
 
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Doors open at 5:30 pm. Lecture starts at 5:45 pm.



Internationally-renowned visual artist Ann Hamilton will speak about her recent projects and focus on her current Philadelphia exhibition, Ann Hamilton: habitus at The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Please join The Fabric Workshop and Museum and co-sponsors the University of the Arts, Moore College of Art and Design, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, Temple University and the Temple Contemporary in welcoming Ann Hamilton on Thursday October, 6, 2016 from 5:30-7:30pm at the University of the Art’s Elaine C. Levitt Auditorium, Gershman Hall.
 
Members of The Fabric Workshop and Museum and the faculty and students of the sponsoring colleges are invited to a special reception with Hamilton following the lecture. Ticket required for entrance to reception, school ID also required for faculty and students.
 
About the Artist
For over thirty years, artist Ann Hamilton (American, born 1956 in Lima, OH) has created ephemeral environments and multisensory installations using sound, text, video, photography, cloth, motion, human gestures, books, and various materials to transform architectural spaces. Her projects include tropos, her first collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, at the Dia Center for the Arts, New York (1993), the 48th Venice Biennale (1999), and recent works at Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Japan (2012), New York's Park Avenue Armory (2012-2013) and The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle (2014-15). Her honors include a Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship (1993) and the National Medal of Arts (2014).
 
Thanks to our Sponsors
This lecture by artist Ann Hamilton is co-sponsored with The Fabric Workshop and Museum by the University of the Arts, Moore College of Art and Design, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, Temple University and Temple Contemporary.
 

The University of the ArtsMoore College of Art & DesignPennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsTyler School of Art, Temple UniversityTyler Contemporary

 
Major support for Ann Hamilton: habitus has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, with additional support from the Coby Foundation, Ltd., the John S. and James L. Knight FoundationThe Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Shipley-Miller Foundation, and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation which allowed the use of their warehouse for this project and provided invaluable support.
 
 
The Coby Foundation, Ltd.The Knight FoundationThe Philadelphia Cultural FundNational Endowment for the ArtsDelaware River Waterfront Corporation