The gallery is pleased to announce that Ken Gonzales-Day will be doing an artist talk and walk through of his solo show Profiled, which is currently installed at the Staniar Gallery located on Washington & Lee's campus in Lexigton, Virginia. Due to COVID-19 the show is currently only accessable to W&L community members, however, a virtual walkthrough of the show is available to all on their website. Ken will be speaking about his work via zoom on May 11, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. PST/ 5:30 p.m. ET.
In his Profiled project, Ken Gonzales-Day has mined the collections of established museums such as J. Paul Getty and the Smithsonian, among others, photographing portrait busts in an exploration of Western assumptions about beauty and human value through the material legacies of slavery, colonialism, and white privilege. His conceptual, research-based practice focuses on historically constructed systems of race and the limits of representational systems.
Meeting ID: 976 6588 224