Art Sandwiched In

Select Days / 12-1pm​

An informal lunchtime program with engaging speakers or films held monthly. Programs will be presented virtually as Zoom webinars. Participants will receive a link prior to each session. Pre-registration is required.

Lectures are free

DATES/TOPICS

January 13: Artist Books from the OMA Collection with David Matteson
Virtually explore artist books from the Orlando Museum of Art’s collection, including works by Kara Walker, Anna Gaskell, Lorna Simpson, and Ed Ruscha. We will consider the affordances of this medium for conveying narrative and extending an artist’s practice.

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February 10: LaJuné McMillian, Artist

Join us for a presentation by LaJuné McMillian, who will be sharing their work with the Black Movement Library and their involvement in the (Re)Stock Image Collection project, a project led by Kenya (Robinson) in partnership with OMA. The Black Movement Library is a space for activists, performers & artists to create diverse Extended Reality (XR) projects, a space to research how and why we move, and an archive of Black existence. BML seeks to grow community through the use of performances, XR experiences, workshops, conversations and tool making. LaJuné is a New Media Artist and Creative Technologist creating art that integrates performance, virtual reality, and physical computing to question our current forms of communication. LaJuné has had the opportunity to show and speak about their work at Pioneer Works, National Sawdust, Leaders in Software and Art, Creative Tech Week, and Art & Code’s Weird Reality. LaJuné was previously the Director of Skating at Figure Skating in Harlem, where they integrated STEAM and Figure Skating to teach girls of color about movement and technology. They have continued their research on Blackness, movement, and technology during residencies at Eyebeam, Pioneer Works, Barbarian Group, and Barnard College.


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March 10: Jillian Marie Browning, Artist

Jillian Marie Browning uses traditional and historic photographic processes in their interdisciplinary practice to explore the concept of feminine identity through the lens of the contemporary black experience. In this presentation, Jillian will speak about their participation in the (Re)Stock Image Collection project and the importance of not only the representation of black people but the proper photographic depiction of them and how that relates to their artistic practice. Jillian is an interdisciplinary artist pursuing themes of feminism, identity, and the contemporary black experience. Born in Ocala, Florida they received a Bachelor of Science degree in Photography from the University of Central Florida in 2012 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art from Florida State University in 2015. They have had their work shown nationally as well as been included in the permanent collection of the Center for Photography at Woodstock and the University of Maryland’s David C. Driskell Center For The Study of Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora. They currently work for The School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida.


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April 14: Theme TBA

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MORE INFORMATION

For more information, call us at 407.896.4231 ext. 262 or email dmatteson@omart.org.

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