Department of Anthropology Colloquium
"Olive Trees and Human Hands: The Roots, Palms, and Branches of Creative Community Ethnography" By Marlon Hall, UW-Madison Artist-in-Residence
Monday, February 19, 2024
Marlon F. Hall, an artist and filmmaker, engages in anthropological listening as part of his practice as a community-engaged artist. Inspired by Joseph Beuys and Emory Douglas, his art installations, large-scale photography, visual poetry, and carefully curated salon dinner gatherings are grounded in the philosophy of "We art, not me art.” Having lived amidst the historical context of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre for the past four years, Hall, a UW Division of the Arts Interdisciplinary...