ILLUSTRATED LECTUREAug 24, 2011
Location: Department of Art and Art History Auditorium, University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Presenter: Emre Hüner, Artist-in-Residence
Turkish artist Emre Hüner presented a public lecture on his drawings, video animation and films. He works across a wide range of media, including drawing, painting, video, photography, animation and site-specific installations and uses imagery drawn from diverse sources, including found films and photographs as well as archival material, to create narratives that explore man’s relationship to the natural and built environment, the history of technology and theories of modernity. He has exhibited internationally and his works were in included in the New Museum’s exhibition Younger than Jesus in 2008 and in Princeton’s Nobody’s Property: Land, Space, Territory, 2000–2010. He was selected as Princeton’s first Elson artist in residence in 2010 and is based at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. He was a Shangri La Artist-in-Residence from August 10-31, 2011 in partnership with University of Hawai’i Department of Art and Art History.