Week 4 Art Lecture: Nina Elder

Week 4 Art Lecture: Nina Elder

April 24, 2024 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

The Evergreen Art Lecture Series presents a broad range of interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary art issues by artists, writers, activists and scholars. The ongoing aim is to bring an array of practices from a variety of fields, areas of inquiry and creative production that are active in the world beyond our campus. The series provides a lively forum for the exchange of ideas between the speakers, students, faculty, staff, and the public. Please join us for this great line-up and an opportunity to gather to engage with artists working in a variety of modes and genres in response to our rapidly unfolding contemporary moment. 


Find art lectures from previous academic quarters online at https://sites.evergreen.edu/artlectureseries/



When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 24

Where: Lecture will be livestreamed via Zoom webinar, Zoom Link: https://evergreen.zoom.us/j/86447124526 

Week 4, April 24 Nina Elder


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Artist and researcher Nina Elder creates deep time perspectives where planets, geology, and ecosystems are in constellation with social issues and personal narratives. With a focus on changing cultures and ecologies, Nina advocates for collaboration, fostering relationships between institutions, artists, scientists and diverse communities. Her work takes many forms, including drawings, murals, performance, pedagogy, and long term community-based projects.


Recent solo exhibitions of Nina’s work have been organized by SITE Santa Fe, Indianapolis Contemporary, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, and university museums across the US. Her work has been featured in Art in America, VICE Magazine, Hyperallergic, and on PBS. Her writing has been published in American Scientist and Edge Effects Journal and other scientific publications. Nina’s research has been supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation, the Rauschenberg Foundation, the Pollock Krasner Foundation, and the Mellon Foundation. Nina migrates between projects, adventures, and her rural home in New Mexico.

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