OUTI PIESKI, ARTIST TALK
TUESDAY, February 20, 5:30pm
Join us at Tamarind for an artist talk by Finnish Artist Outi Pieski, followed by a brief conversation between Pieski and compatriot Tamarind Master Printer Valpuri Remling.
Pieski's artist residency at Tamarind coincides with a symposium on the Arctic Alaska, The Last Oil, February 21-23. Her perspective on the Circumpolar North and the interdependency of nature/culture will provide a starting place for the symposium the next day.
the last oil is co-organized by Art & Ecology in the Department of Art and the UNM Art Museum in partnership with Department of American Studies, Anthropology, Department of Biology, Community and Regional Planning, Geography & Environmental Studies, Department of History, Sustainability Studies, Kiva Club, UNM Wilderness Alliance, Critical Environmental Justice Collective, The Red Nation, Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice, Los Jardines Institute, New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, Gwich’in Streering Committee, REDOIL (Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands), Alaska Wilderness League, Audubon Alaska, Trustees for Alaska, The Wilderness Society, Earthjustice, Food and Water Watch, and the Defenders of Wildlife.
The Art and Ecology program at the University of New Mexico receives support from Lannan Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support for the symposium is provided by UNM College of Fine Arts Dean’s Office and the UNM Art Museum.
The Last Oil
A multispecies justice symposium on Arctic Alaska,
University of New Mexico (UNM), Albuquerque, New Mexico