Ludovico Centis, The Manhattan Project Trail and the US National Park System–2017. Digital print on paper. Courtesy of the artist/The Empire ©️ Ludovico Centis
Oct 18, 2019 - 2
Main Level, West Gallery

Join us for an introduction to Hot Spots by exhibition organizers Jennie Lamendsorf, independent curator, and Joan Linder, Department Chair and Professor in Art at University of Buffalo.

Hot Spots at KAM is co-sponsored by Native American House, the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment (iSEE) and the IPRH-Andrew W. Mellon Program in Environmental Humanities.

The tour will begin in the West gallery and proceed through the exhibition in the West, Light Court, and Contemporary galleries.

Artists and collectives featured in Hot Spots include: Naomi Bebo, Jeremy Bolen, Michael Brill and Safdar Abidi, Edward Burtynsky, Erich Berger and Mari Keto, Ludovico Centis, Elizabeth Demaray, Don’t Follow the Wind (collective composed of Chim↑Pom (initiators), Kenji Kubota, Eva and Franco Mattes, and Jason Waite), Nina Elder, Isao Hashimoto, Adele Henderson, Abbey Hepner, Eve Andrée Laramée, Cynthia Madansky and Angelika Brudniak, Amie Siegel, Robert del Tredici, Claudia X. Valdes, and Will Wilson.

At KAM, Hot Spots is contextualized by longstanding university and community interests in nuclear topics on Native lands and in Illinois. The galleries will feature a reading and research area open to all for the duration of the exhibition.