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Jacolby Satterwhite: UCLA Department of Art Lecture

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Jacolby Satterwhite’s practice addresses themes of labor, consumption, carnality, and fantasy through immersive installation, virtual reality, and digital media. His intricate animations and live-action films are populated by avatars of artists and friends, and draw from queer theory, modernism, and video games to challenge Western art conventions through a personal and political lens. Satterwhite has exhibited internationally and collaborated on Solange Knowles’s visual album When I Get Home.

Satterwhite's film Birds in Paradise will be screened before this artist lecture, at 5:30 p.m. Both programs will take place in the Hammer's Billy Wilder Theater.


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