Public conversation: Bethany Collins and Duriel Harris
Join Bethany Collins and Duriel E. Harris in conversation
Saturday March 23, 2019 at 12 Noon
as part of the University Galleries exhibition of Bethany Collins: A Pattern or Practice
Southern Review by Bethany Collins
University Galleries reopens February 15, 2019 with Bethany Collins: A Pattern or Practice, “the most comprehensive presentation of artist Bethany Collins’ work to date, presents thirty pieces created from 2012 to 2019. In her drawings, prints, paintings, sculptures, and artist’s books, Collins incorporates fractured or illegible phrases, either punishingly erased or arduously rendered. As Holland Cotter recently wrote in The New York Times, “language itself, viewed as intrinsically racialized, is Bethany Collins’ primary material.” The artist elaborates, “I adore language because of its potential capacity, but if language is biased and not representative of us, it’s bound to fail.””
University Galleries is collaborating with multiple partners to present programming during, and following, Collins’ exhibition, including Milner Library, the Children’s Discovery Museum, Normal Editions Workshop, @Salon, and Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora. All events are free and open to the public. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 309.438.5487 to schedule exhibition tours.
Location: University Galleries 11 Uptown Circle #103Normal, IL Contact info — Phone:(309) 438-5487 Email: email@example.com