Victor Masayesva, Jr. -- Fall 2011

Masayesva (Hopi) is photographer and videomaker who attended Princeton University and pursued graduate studies at the University of Arizona, Tucson. His numerous awards include fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Southwest Association on Indian Affairs; and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. He has been guest artist and artist-in-residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Princeton University, and The Yellowstone Summer Film/Video Institute, Montana State University. His videotapes have been exhibited internationally at festivals and institutions including the Native American Film and Video Festival, New York; and The Museum of Modern Art, New York. He lives in Hotevilla, Arizona.


    Tuesday, October 18, 12:00pm - Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall, Saunders Lounge

    Thursday, October 20, 8:00pm - Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall, Saunders Lounge

MAIZE (15 mins) is a work-in-progress about the "human face of maize" from a southwestern perspective.

RITUAL CLOWNS (18 mins) is an experimental video that considers the meanings of Hopi sacred clowns-known for their bawdy antics-from multiple perspectives.

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