Kenyon College

Visiting Scholar Dylan Robinson: Against Hungry Listening

October 3, 2019 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Visiting scholar Dylan Robinson, co-curator of Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts, will discuss aspects of his curatorial process and how it was informed by his research into Indigenous and Settler Colonial practices of listening.

Thursday, October 3, 5:30-6:30 PM
Community Foundation Theater, Gund Gallery

An opening reception will be held for Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts in the Fischman Lobby from 5:00-8:00 PM. Light refreshments will be served.

All Visiting Alumnae Artist Series events are free and open to the public.

About Robinson:

Dylan Robinson is a xwélméxw artist and writer of Stó:lō descent, and the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts at Queen’s University. His current work focuses on the return of Indigenous songs to communities who were prohibited by law to sing them as part of the Indian Act from 1882‒1951. Robinson’s previous publications include the edited volumes Music and Modernity Among Indigenous Peoples of North America (2018); Arts of Engagement: Taking Aesthetic Action in and Beyond the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (2016) and Opera Indigene (2011). His monograph, Hungry Listening, is forthcoming in early 2020 with Minnesota University Press.

Gund Gallery exhibitions and public programs are supported, in part, by the Gund Gallery Board of Directors and the Ohio Arts Council.