Melanie Yazzie, Indian Boy Project, 1996. Screenprint. Gift of James Treat. 2017-13-4.
Oct 5, 2018 to Nov 1, 2018
Lower Level, Lobby
Art responds to the world
You respond to the art
KAM responds to you
Here the Navajo (Diné) artist Yazzie combines elements of Native imagery: an elementary school art lesson, a cartoon, photographs, and a tourist map of Arizona, which includes the Navajo reservation town of Ganado, where the artist was raised.
How do we depict Native American history in a way that accounts for diverse ways of knowing?
What Native imagery speaks in meaningful ways today?