JIMMIE DURHAM — PROGRAMS
“The official history is certainly not true.” — Jimmie Durham*
JIMMIE DURHAM: AT THE CENTER OF THE WORLD, the retrospective exhibition at the Hammer Museum, is open through the first week of May, 2017. In the coming weeks, the museum will present a series of on-site programs related to Durham’s life and practice: conversations, readings, screenings, and artist walk-throughs.
INTERROGATE, COMPLICATE, INTEGRATE. At the Center of the World curator Anne Ellegood discusses Durham’s work and influence with artists and Durham friends Abraham Cruzvillegas and Jeffrey Gibson. Tuesday, February 21, at 7:30 pm.
STANDING TALL FOR TRIBAL RIGHTS. UCLA law professors Carole Goldberg and Angela R. Riley, and scholar and activist Melanie K. Yazzie discuss tribal rights, activism, and sovereignty. Wednesday, March 1, at 7:30 pm.
INCIDENT AT OGLALA, Michael Apted’s 1992 documentary about Leonard Peltier, screens in the Billy Wilder Theater on Wednesday, March 8, at 7:30 pm.
THE POLITICS AND PROBLEMATICS OF REPRESENTATION. Ellegood, art historians Richard Hill and Miwon Kwon, and curator Elisabeth Sussman discuss how multiculturalism in the 1980s created opportunities while reinforcing existing racial and cultural divides. Thursday, March 9, at 7:30 pm.
A GOOD DAY TO DIE, David Mueller and Lynn Salt’s 2010 documentary about AIM founder Dennis Banks, screens in the Billy Wilder Theater on Wednesday, April 12, at 7:30 pm.
JIMMIE DURHAM: AT THE CENTER OF THE WORLD, through May 7, 2017.
Hammer Museum, Westwood. Admission free.
*Cristian Manzutto, Not About Me (Jimmie Durham Documentation Project 2008–2016), video, 2017.