When: Saturday, August 21st, 11AM-12PM.
Free and open to the public.
Image: Ebony G. Patterson, when the land is in plumage…a peacock is in molting, 2020, glitter, glue, beads, plaster, conch shells, gold leaf, porcelain, paint, trimmings, jewelry, embellishments, fabric, jacquard tapestry, paraffin wax, 12.9 x 10.3 x 9 feet (overall). Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago. Installation view, ICA San José. Photo: Impart Photography.
Virtual Tour of Ebony G. Patterson w/Wassan Al-Khudhairi
Due to the recent rise in Covid-19 and Delta variant cases in Santa Clara county, and for the safety of our community and visitors, we have switched our upcoming tour this Saturday, August 21st with curators Wassan Al-Khudhairi (CAM St. Louis) and Christine Koppes (ICA San José) from an in-person tour to a virtual conversation about the exhibition Ebony G. Patterson:…when the cuts erupt…the garden rings…and the warning is a wailing…
The event will take place via Zoom webinar from 11am-12pm PDT. It is FREE and open to the public. You can click below to register.
Thank you for understanding as we navigate through this uncertain time.
About Wassan Al-Khudhairi
Wassan Al-Khudhairi is the Chief Curator at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, where she has organized exhibitions including Stories of Resistance, Ebony G. Patterson: …when the cuts erupt…the garden rings…and the warning is a wailing…, Stephanie Syjuco: Rogue States, Bethany Collins: Chorus, and many more.
Prior to her position at CAM, Al-Khudhairi was the Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art. She was Curator for the 6th Asian Art Biennial in Taiwan in 2017 and Co-Artistic Director for 9th Gwangju Biennial in South Korea in 2012. Serving as the Founding Director of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Qatar, Al-Khudhairi oversaw the opening of the Museum in 2010 and co-curated the first presentation of the museum’s collection Sajjil: A Century of Modern Art and curated Cai Guo-Qiang: Saraab.
She holds a BA in Art History from Georgia State University and an MA with Distinction from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. Al-Khudhairi is the recipient of the 2021 VIA Curatorial Fellowship Grant and a fellow in the 2021 Center for Curatorial Leadership program.