Friday, Sept. 24 at 4:30 pm – Wriston Art Galleries
Artist talk by Valaria Tatera (enrolled member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa) on her exhibition, Erasure, Visibility, and Resilience. Reception with light snacks to follow
Valaria Tatera is a Wisconsin-based installation artist, activist, and lecturer whose work investigates the intersection of ethnicity, gender, commerce, and the environment. She explores self-identity and contemporary Indigenous issues such as the impact of colonization on Indigenous Erasure, Visibility, and Resilience.
Valaria Tatera, Fruits of Justice, 2020 [a group of glass jars with silver tops that contain squash blossoms made from clay and wrapped with red string.]