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Artist Talk: Aisha Harrison (Online)

Presented by Bainbridge Island Museum of Art at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island WA

Apr 18 2021
Artist Talk: Aisha Harrison (Online)

Artist Aisha Harrison speaks about what it has been like to transition to creating works from clay to bronze—the connection/meaning to nature as an artist and the power of place for her public artwork. Facilitated by Associate Curator, Amy Sawyer.

This event is taking place as a Zoom webinar. Only the presenters’ cameras and microphones will be on for this event.
ABOUT AISHA HARRISON
Aisha Harrison has roots in Olympia, WA going back four generations. She studied abroad in Spain during high school, prompting her to be a Spanish major as an undergraduate. She loved studying Latin American literature because of the ways in which the Indigenous people used Spanish stories and images, subverting them and intertwining them with their own to ensure that Indigenous peoples, images and stories survived. These camouflaged acts of resistance reminded her of ways that she navigates being of African American and European American mixed heritage in predominantly European American spaces. Her work today, as both an artist and arts educator, attempts to navigate the spaces between, centering through making things with your hands to create personal symbolic imagery, and to encourage others to subvert dominant narratives by telling their

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