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Monsen Photography Lecture: Paul Mpagi Sepuya

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

Free
A photographer apparently in their studio looks through the viewfinder of their camera while seated. The camera lens is pointed towards the viewer and the photographer's face is obscured by their camera.

The Henry is excited to welcome Paul Mpagi Sepuya as this year’s Monsen Photography Lecture speaker. This annual lecture brings key makers and thinkers in photographic practice to the Henry. Named after Drs. Elaine and Joseph Monsen, the series is designed to further knowledge about and appreciation for the art of photography.

Paul Mpagi Sepuya (b. 1982, San Bernardino, CA) is a Los Angeles-based artist working in photography and Associate Professor in Media Arts at the University of California, San Diego. His work is in the collections of the Baltimore Museum of Art; the Guggenheim Museums; the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Studio Museum in Harlem; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among others. Recent exhibitions include solo presentations at Vielmetter Los Angeles and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, a survey of work at the Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, and a project for the 2019 Whitney Biennial. Most recently, Sepuya’s solo exhibition, Stage, was on view at Document in Chicago, and a publication co-curated and produced with TBW Books is forthcoming.

This event is public. Registration for this event will be made available in May, 2022. Please note that the Henry requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result for visitors 12 and older. Mask and social distancing requirements remain in place.

Organizer

Henry Art Gallery

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Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible, Assistive listening devices, Service Animals allowed
Diversity
BIPOC artist(s)
Event Type
Gallery, Lectures & Panels
Pandemic Info
Open
Kid Friendly
Yes

Venue

Henry Art Gallery
15th Ave NE &, NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98195
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