Join Franconia Sculpture Park for this online “Dinner & Discussion” lecture with 2022 Franconia Fellow Kenseth Armstead.
Kenseth Armstead has created provocative conceptual art for three decades and his work has been included in pivotal explorations of history, American culture, ethnicity, and institution defining moments.
Selected historic exhibitions which include his work are: “Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary Art” at the Whitney Museum of American Art; “It’s Happening! Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks” in Central Park, NY, NY, Presented by NYC Parks, Art in the Parks; “Frames of Reference: Reflections on Media” at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; “Race in Digital Space” at the MIT List Visual Arts Center; “Veni Vidi Video” at the Studio Museum in Harlem; “Open House: Working in Brooklyn” at the Brooklyn Museum; “Edited at EAI: Video Interference” at Electronic Arts Intermix; and “Modern Heroics, 75 years of African American Expressionism” at the Newark Museum of Art.
Armstead will be discussing his new installation for Franconia entitled “True North: Every Negro is a Star” in the context of his artistic body of work and current debates around monuments in the United States. View the lecture on October 4th, 2022 at 6pm on Facebook Live (linked here).