Whitman College Art Department

Visiting Educator Artist Lecture

Visiting Educator Artist Lecture

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Date: Tuesday October 22, at 4 p.m.

Location: Fouts Center for Visual Art, Room 201

 

Andries Fourie

Maps and Narratives: Southern African identity through the lens of history, ecology and landscape

 

Andries Fourie is a native of South Africa.  He is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. His work and research deal with the intersection of art, culture and identity in a South African context, and he has lectured, exhibited and conducted workshops in South Africa, Canada, Namibia, Kenya, and the United States.  Fourie is primarily a mixed-media sculptor, who includes elements of painting, installation, performance and printmaking in his work.

 

Image Information:

Andries Fourie, "Thicket", 2013, welded steel, aluminum & silkscreen, 102" x 87" x 63"