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SANTA FE The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) has released its November lineup. The MoCNA is celebrating November with programming to include a brown bag discussion, feature film with special guest speaker Chris Eyre, Panel Discussion and Performance, Artist in Residence open studio and members event.
Wednesday, November 6, 12 noon - 1:00 pm
Brown Bag with MoCNA Curator of Collections, Tatiana Lomahaftewa-Singer
Bring your lunch and join IAIA MoCNA Collections curator, Tatiana Lomahaftewa- Singer as she discusses the MoCNA collection. MoCNA stewards the National Collection of Contemporary Native Art, featuring 7500 artworks in all media since 1962. This free lunchtime series will feature guest speakers, open dialogue and engaging discussions around contemporary Native art.
Friday, November 8, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Film Screening – “Little Big Man”
St. Francis Auditorium inside the New Mexico Museum of Art
107 West Palace Avenue
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
This film is rated PG-13
MoCNA in partnership with the New Mexico Museum of Art present a special screening of the iconic 1970's film, Little Big Man. Featuring actors Chief Dan George, Dustin Hoffman and Faye Dunaway - dubbed the Forrest Gump of its generation. Despite its comedic approach, this feature film has a clear social conscience. Little Big Man is considered an example of anti-establishment films of the period.
Please join guest host, Chris Eyre, Cheyenne/Arapaho film director, producer, and chair of Santa Fe University of Art and Design's Moving Image Arts Department (film/video), as he discusses films like Little Big Man, and implications in Native film making today.
Little Big Man - Recounting how the West was won through the eyes of a white man raised as a Native American, Arthur Penn's 1970 adaptation of Thomas Berger's satirical novel was a comic yet stinging allegory about the bloody results of American imperialism. - The New York Times.
This event is free to the public.
Friday, November 22, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Honor the Treaties: Performance and Panel Discussion
Join MoCNA for a performance entitled,The Last Indian on Earth, featuring artist, Gregg Deal
Honor the Treaties Panel Discussion including panelists: Nani Chacon, Ernesto Yerena, Gregg Deal, and Jaque Fragua, moderated by MoCNA Chief Curator, Ryan Rice. Featuring topics including: the history of the Honor the Treaties project, sovereignty, campaigning in Indian country, decolonization, public art work, art as advocacy, and art as a message.
posted October 22, 2013 8:50 am edt