Mar 4th 2021

NIA EASLEY: And I hold power

@ Fiber and Material Studies at SAIC


Opening Thursday, March 4th, from 4PM - 5:15

And I hold power

Nia Easley

March 4, 2021 (4 – 5:15pm, CST)

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Named after a workshop held at Gallery 400 last year, this lecture will focus on recent public installation work by the artist and the many afterlives of that work—including being in a recent music video for the Grammy nominated album Place.

[Image description: Promotional poster with gray and white text on a purple background. There is a composite image on the poster of works by Nia Easely, which includes a photography, drawing, collage and performance.]

Nia Easley in an artist, designer, researcher, curator based in Chicago, Illinois. She creates works that address issues of visibility, accessibility, urban migration, social justice and data visualization. Her artist books are currently in the Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, DePaul University, Northwestern University, and the University of Iowa special collections. She has participated in exhibitions in the United States, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. Easley has received the ThreeWalls RaD Lab Grant (2017), the ThreeWalls Outside the Walls Award (2018), and a Chicago IAP Grant (2019).

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