The UIS Visual Arts Gallery presents “Motif: Silent Language,” an exhibition of mixed-media fiber works by Turkish artist Hale Ekinci. “Motif: Silent Language” will open on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 and will run through Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022.
In conjunction with this exhibit, the artist will present an ECCE Speaker Series lecture from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 in Brookens Auditorium, located on the lower level of Brookens Library. Ekenci’s lecture, entitled “Written in Oya: Symbolic Patterns and Women’s Work,” will feature images of her works that explore phases of acculturation, immigrant identity and ideas about gendered labor.
Immediately following this lecture, the UIS Visual Arts Gallery will host an exhibition reception for “Motif: Silent Language” from 6:30-8 p.m. at the UIS Visual Arts Gallery. This event is free and open to the public.