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Art NOW Series: Lauren Monroe Jr.
12 pm | February 11, 2019
University Recital Hall
Free admission, everyone welcome!
Lauren Monroe Jr. is a member of the Amksapii Pikanii (Blackfeet) Nation in Montana. As a visual artist and filmmaker, Monroe is heavily influenced by the oral history and traditional life of the Blackfoot culture. He completed his Master of Fine Arts in screenwriting at the Institute of American Indian Arts.
Monroe is involved in community leadership and service, social justice and advocacy, cultural events, ceremonies, and community initiatives and research in Amskapi Piikani. He has received multiple grants and awards for film work, including Time-Warner Producer Fellowship from Sundance Film Institute for the documentary series project Horse Nations, Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program – MacArthur Short Film Fund Initiative for the documentary series project Horse Nations, and Big Sky Film Grant for the short film Kills Last: A Piikani Coup Story. Currently, Lauren resides in Browning, MT.
Image courtesy of artist.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.
Can't make it to campus for the lecture? Catch the livestream at Casa.