Checking Out Artist Lecture Series Opens with Aram Moshayedi Sept. 6

The UNLV Department of Art welcomes Aram Moshayedi to the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 for the Fall Going To Artist Lecture Series.

Aram Moshayedi is a manager at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, where he most recently arranged the exhibition and publication Stories of Practically Everyone. In 2016, he co-curated (with Hamza Walker) Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only. Since joining the Hammer in 2013, he has actually organized projects by artists Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Andrea B├╝ttner, Oliver Payne and Keiichi Tanaami, Andrea Bowers, Simon Denny, Avery Vocalist, Maria Hassabi, and Mario Garcia Torres, in addition to All the Instruments Agree: An Exhibit or a Concert, a two-day program of live music and sound performed by visual artists. He was previously associate manager at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, where he arranged exhibitions and oversaw the production of brand-new works by The Otolith Group, Slavs and Tatars, Jordan Wolfson, Tony Cokes, Ming Wong, Erlea Maneros Zabala, and Geoffrey Farmer. He has contributed to many exhibition catalogues in addition to such publications as Artforum, Art in America, Frieze, Metropolitan Area M, Parkett, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, and Bidoun, for which he is a contributing editor.

The UNLV Checking Out Artist Lecture Series features a varied selection of a few of the most engaging artists and thinkers working in the art world today. This crucial program brings both established and emerging artists to go to the school and discuss their work in public lectures and to use specific reviews to our BFA and MFA trainees. This program has actually developed itself as an important resource for UNLV trainees and the general public alike. The main objective of the UNLV Artist Lecture Series is to educate, motivate and foster a greater understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through visual discussions and discourse.

This event is free and open to the general public. The suggested voluntary contribution is $5 for grownups and $2 for kids and senior citizens. For more details e-mail the Barrick at [email protected]!.?.! or visit the website.

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