Heritage as Poltergeist: A Conversation with Shahzia Sikander
3260 South Street, Philadelphia
Through an exploration of visual art, history, and culture, New York-based artist and recipient of the 2022 Fukuoka Prize for Arts and Culture, Shahzia Sikander talks about the concept of heritage as something that is both visible and invisible. She uses examples of her work to think about how history is determined or how the past is activated. Wolf Humanities Center director Jamal J. Elias joins Sikander for a wide-ranging conversation about art, storytelling, and more.
The Dr. S.T. Lee Distinguished Lecture Series in the Humanities brings to the Wolf Humanities Center scholars and artists whose work has advanced our understanding of issues central to the humanities. The series is named for Seng Tee Lee, a business executive and noted philanthropist. Dr. Lee is director of the Lee group of companies in Singapore and of the Lee Foundation.