Join Nasher Prize Laureate Michael Rakowitz as he delivers a dynamic, virtual lecture in which he will consider the meanings of places and objects as part of his cultural heritage and their impact on his work as an artist.
During this time of social separation, Rakowitz explores the question: “If I can’t be there with you, how can I show you where I am?”
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About Michael Rakowitz
Through his work, Rakowitz offers a deeply considered vision of sculpture’s possibilities in the face of political and humanitarian crises. Drawing upon his heritage as an American artist of Iraqi Jewish descent, he has confronted the complex legacies of centuries of conflict in the Middle East, most recently in the Iraq War and its aftermath.
NASHER PRIZE 2020/21 CHAIRS / Nancy Carlson and Adriana Perales
NASHER PRIZE MONTH SPONSOR / Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger
LAUREATE SPONSOR / Nancy C. and Richard R. Rogers
JURY SPONSOR / The Eugene McDermott Foundation
EDUCATION & COMMUNITY SPONSOR / The Donna Wilhelm Family Fund
WINE SPONSOR / Resolution Capital/Debbie and Eric Green
PRESENTING MEDIA SPONSOR / The Dallas Morning News
LAUREATE LECTURE MEDIA SPONSOR / ARTnews
MEDIA PARTNERS / KERA’s Art and Seek and PaperCity
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SPONSOR / Dallas Area Rapid Transit