You Are Here Photographer’s Perspective Talk with Allison Beondé
June 26 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Allison Beondé will discuss You Are Here: A Brief History of Photography and Place and her connection to themes in the exhibition. Admission is free on Wednesdays to all Louisiana residents courtesy of The Helis Foundation.
Beondé is a visual artist living in New Orleans. She holds an MFA from Tulane University and BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in partnership with Tufts University. She has received a Traveling Fellowship through the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, a Light Work Grant, an Artist Grant through The Canary Lab at Syracuse University, and a fellowship through the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. Her has been exhibited across the United States and Western Europe and is in the permanent collections of BNY Mellon, Light Work, and the Newcomb Museum of Art. She has been featured in such media outlets as VICE, DesignMilk, and iGNANT.
She is currently working on a series titled At the hands of persons unknown, a project about erasure, power, and history within the American South.
Image credit: Allison Beondé, Braced School Building, Polymnia Street, New Orleans, LA, Courtesy of the artist
Additional talks by photographers represented in You Are Here will take place on the following dates:
Wednesday, July 10, 3 pm: Johnathon Traviesa
Wednesday, July 24, 3:30 pm: Abdul Aziz
Saturday, July 27, 3 pm: Gallery Talk with Mellon Curatorial Fellow Brian Piper