IMAGE: LEFT: Robert Storr. Photograph by Pascal Ferro. RIGHT: Heather Pesanti. Photograph by Whitney Arostegui.

Curators in Conversation: Heather Pesanti and Robert Storr

Join Chief Curator Heather Pesanti and her colleague and former professor, the artist, critic, and curator Robert Storr, as they continue their ongoing conversation about interdisciplinarity and what the fields of art and anthropology stand to learn from one another.

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IMAGE: Dario Robleto, The Boundary of Life Is Quietly Crossed, 2019. Two-channel HD video, color, sound installation. Running time: 51:00, looped. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin. Installation view, The Sorcerer’s Burden: Contemporary Art and the Anthropological Turn, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, Texas, 2019. Artwork © Dario Robleto. Courtesy the artist and Inman Gallery, Houston. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Colin Doyle.

Dario Robleto and Marina Peterson in Conversation

Artist Dario Robleto discusses his newly commissioned video, The Boundary of Life Is Quietly Crossed, on view in the exhibition The Sorcerer’s Burden: Contemporary Art and the Anthropological Turn, with anthropologist Marina Peterson.

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IMAGE: Installation view, The Sorcerer’s Burden: Contemporary Art and the Anthropological Turn, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, Texas, 2019. Artwork © Nathan Mabry. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Colin Doyle.

Nathan Mabry and David Odo in Conversation

Sorcerer’s Burden artist Nathan Mabry and anthropologist David Odo discuss the intersection of their fields as it relates to cultural appreciation and appropriation.

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Graybelt Field Trips with Artist Marie Lorenz

Find Marie Lorenz’s sculpture on the shores of Laguna Gloria, then hear about her project to video-map the Colorado River as she shares observations about the environment and archaeology of the area.

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