Will Wilson: Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange, 2013



Event Description

Artist/photographer Will Wilson returns to the New Mexico Museum of Art on August 17 and 18 to reprise his project Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange (CIPX) for the 2013 Santa Fe Indian Market weekend.

William (Will) Wilson is a Diné photographer who spent his formative years living in the Navajo Nation. Born in San Francisco in 1969, Wilson studied photography at The University of New Mexico (MFA, writing a dissertation on the photography of Milton S. Snow), and at Oberlin College. He is currently a 2013-14 Rollin and Mary Ella King Fellowship artist-in-residence at the School for Advanced Research and recently exhibited his CIPX project at the Denver Museum of Art.

The public is invited to view this public portrait studio in action Saturday and Sunday August 17 and 18 in the New Mexico Museum of Art’s East Sculpture Garden from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Image: Will Wilson, Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange (CIPX), Kevin Gover, 2012. Digital scan from a contemporary tintype.