Kalup Linzy with Hasan Elahi
thursday, october 20, 7 p.m.
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Named by New York Magazine as one of the ten most promising artists of 2007, video and performance artist Kalup Linzy is best known for his series of melodramatic videos satirizing the tone and narrative approach of soap operas. On what is sure to be a captivating evening, Linzy joins Hasan Elahi, Associate Professor, Department of Art, University of Maryland to discuss the process and inspiration behind his imaginative, hilarious, and poignant work.
Additional support for this lecture has been provided by Floyd Coleman, Julian Fore and Beverly Sauer, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hopper III, Dr. Herman Milligan and Dr. Constance Milligan, Joff Masukawa, Judy Norrell, Dr. Michael Pollack, and Henry Thaggert.