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Friday Nights at NOMA: Artist Perspective with AnnieLaurie Erickson
June 10, 2016 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for an Artist Perspective talk with Prof. AnnieLaurie Erickson. Erickson will discuss her artistic practice involving the creation of alternative modes of photographic production. Reflecting on her own work as well as the work in the exhibition Vera Lutter: Inverted Worlds, Erickson will speak to a contemporary impetus to probe the medium of photography to disorienting and transformative ends. We’ve also got live music by the G String Orchestra, free art activities, and more.
- 5-8 pm: Art on the Spot
- 5:30-8:30 pm: Music by G String Orchestra
- 6:30 pm: Artist Perspective with AnnieLaurie Erickson on Vera Lutter
About AnnieLaurie Erickson
AnnieLaurie Erickson is the Director of Photography and the Ellsworth Woodward Junior Professor in Studio Art at Tulane University. She has recently exhibited her work at Higher Pictures, New York, NY; the Goethe-Institut, Washington, DC; the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art; Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR; the Ogden Museum of Southern Art; the Contemporary Art Center New Orleans; the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY; the Boston Center for the Arts; and CentrePasquArt, Bienne, Switzerland. Her work has been written about in The Huffington Post, Daily Serving, Feature Shoot, Lenscratch, The Washington Post, and Afterimage. Erickson holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design.
About G String Orchestra
G String Orchestra, a traditional and inspired Eastern European/Klezmer instrumental trio of violin, accordion and double bass began in the spring of 2006 as the g string quartet. Over the years, the band has been known as a duo of violin and accordion, to a ten piece orchestra with brass, percussion and piano to boot. Though based in New Orleans, their love of music, bicycles and travel have brought them all over the world including the Balkans, collecting an array of tunes and stories and have even attended folk music seminars in countries including Hungary, Romania and Greece. With differing backgrounds, musical knowledge and experiences, each additional member has added their own influences and flair, giving the band flavors of blues, Americana, punk and New Orleans Jazz. Alongside the hypnotic makams of Asia Minor, the beating wail of the Klezmer hora or the bouncing reverie of the Romanian Musica Lautareasca, the resulting music is music to make you dance, music to make you cry. Music that gives you space to think and reflect, or lose yourself in the harmonies.