Please note: West Building is now closed through October 7, 2022, to complete an exciting reinstallation of the People’s Collection. During this time enjoy free exhibitions on view in East Building, indoor and outdoor events and programming, and the 164-acre Museum Park. We’re excited to welcome visitors back to a new Museum experience starting October 8, 2022. Learn more about this project.

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NCMA in Dialogue: Seeking Self

Tune in to NCMA in Dialogue for thought-provoking conversations with artists, musicians, and filmmakers as we approach the timely and important topics of society and culture and explore how creatives are using the arts as a tool for change in the world.

“Seeking Self” is an online panel discussion moderated by Alia El-Bermani with Leila Abdelrazaq, Precious Lovell, and Sylvia Maier addressing how, as El-Bermani states, “womxn of culture see and therefore represent themselves.” These diverse artists—a graphic zine maker, a textile artist, and a figurative painter—use varied materials and ways of storytelling to define their place in this complex world. Their approaches to self-portraiture both utilize and break free of Eurocentric traditions to explore the ongoing evolution of identity, how place is a factor in self-determination, and the inherent political nature of self-portraits, especially when created by artists of color.

Artwork image courtesy of the artist, Sylvia Maier, and Malin Gallery


Mar 24, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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