SIUE Department of AnthropologySchool in Edwardsville, Illinois
Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1451
SIUE ANTHRO INVITES YOU TO SEE BIRDMAN RISING!!!
Hey Friends, join us in welcoming critically acclaimed Urban Iroquois photographer Jeff Thomas back to the SIUE campus. He was last here in 2015, photographing Native American artifacts from the SIUE University Museum collections and local native landscapes. A show featuring those photographs and artifacts, Birdman Rising: Conversations Beyond Colonialism, will run at the Edwarsdville Art Center from March 23 to April 20. Jeff ...will be at the opening on Friday, March 23, from 6-8 pm. We hope to see you there!
Please also join us in advance of the show on campus to learn more about Jeff's work. We will screen a documentary, Shooting Indians: A Journey with Jeffrey Thomas (1997), on Wednesday, March 21st, at 6 pm in Peck 2304. At 7 pm, following the film, Jeff will give a lecture titled A Necessary Fiction: An Urban Indian in the Archives.
Jeff's visit is hosted by SIUE's Native American Studies program and its contributing departments, Anthropology, Historical Studies, and Philosophy, with the support of a generous grant from SIUE's College of Arts and Sciences.
The stunning photograph below is a taste of what you'll see at Jeff's show. We hope to see you there!