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Small Talk with Isaac Julien CBE RA

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm

Hosted on Zoom

Join filmmaker and installation artist Isaac Julien CBE RA for Small Talk, an informal conversation happening on Zoom facilitated by Executive Director and Chief Curator Silvia Karman Cubiñá

In 2010, Julien presented Isaac Julien/Creative Caribbean Network, a solo exhibition at The Bass. The exhibition featured the US premiere of Ten Thousand Waves (2010), a nine-screen installation, as well as the film and photographic series Paradise Omeros (2002), Baltimore (2003) and Vagabondia (2000).



Born in 1960, Isaac Julien lives and works in London.  

Solo exhibitions of his work have been held at institutional venues including McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco (2020-21); MAXXI, Rome (2020-21); LACMA Los Angeles (2019), ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark (2018); MoMA, New York (2013); Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2012); Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo (2012); Pompidou Centre Paris (2005); MoCA Miami (2005). He has exhibited at biennials including the 56th Venice Biennale (2015), Johannesburg Biennale (2012), Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2011), Shanghai Biennale (2010). 

Julien received The Royal Academy of Arts Charles Wollaston Award 2017, when he was also appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to the Arts in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. 

In 2019, he was appointed to the faculty of University of California, Santa Cruz, where he and independent curator and writer Mark Nash, the former head of contemporary art at the Royal College of Art in London, develop the Isaac Julien Lab at UCSC. 

His artworks are part of collections such as those of the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), De Pont Museum Collection (Tilburg, Netherlands), Guggenheim Museum (New York), Hirshhorn Museum/Smithsonian Museums (Washington), Linda Pace Foundation (San Antonio, Texas), MoMA (New York), Museum Brandhorst (Munich) and Tate (London), among several others. 



Small Talk is our latest virtual series and, just like it sounds, we’re going informal. Join us on Zoom as we introduce and get to know the voices, faces and minds behind works currently on view and in the museum’s collection.

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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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