Christel DeHaan Family Foundation Visiting Artist Lecture: Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir

Presented by Herron Galleries at Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis IN

Oct 12 2022
Christel DeHaan Family Foundation Visiting Artist Lecture: Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir

Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir. Photo by Lorenz Seidler.

Explore how creativity has permeated Icelandic society and become a global asset in cultural production and advertising.

Art historian and curator Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir will explore “Icelandicity” through the work of artists such as Birgir Andrésson, Ólöf Nordal, Rúrí, Ólafur Elíasson, and Ragnar Kjartansson, as well as the concept of nation branding developed by Simon Anholt and other marketing experts. Her talk is titled “Postnational Identities and Environmental Strategies in Icelandic Contemporary Art.”

After Sigurjónsdóttir’s presentation, Jean Robertson, Chancellor’s Professor Emerita,

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Herron’s exhibitions are free and open to the public at Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. New York St. Virtual tours of the exhibitions will be made available online.

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  • Oct 12, 2022 at 05:30 pm - 08:00 pm (Wed)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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735 W. New York St., Eskenazi Hall, HR 224, Indianapolis, IN 46202

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COVID-19 Details

Face masks required: No
Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test required: No
Reservations required: No
Social distancing: No
Limited capacity: No

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