Middlebury College Museum of Art

Wednesday, November 17

Artists in Dialogue: Jon Henry and Mikael Owunna

Moderated Artist Conversation
Time: 7:00pm
Location: via Zoom

Moderated by Andrew Plumley ’11, Senior Director, Equity & Culture, American Alliance of Museums


Photographers Jon Henry and Mikael Owunna discuss their artistic responses to police murder of Black men. Andrew Plumley ’11 moderates this virtual conversation, which will include audience Q&A. Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Art & Protest: Artists as Agents of Social Change, on view through December 12.

Advance registration required: REGISTER NOW FOR THE EVENT.

head and shoulders portrait photographs of Andrew Plumley, Mikael Owunna, and Jon Henry
Left: Andrew Plumley [Courtesy Photo]; Center: Mikael Owunna [copyright Nathan Shaulis]; Right: Jon Henry [copyright Alex Hooks].

American Sign Language interpretation and closed captioning provided.

Questions? Contact Mikki Lane, 802.443.2309 or mlane@middlebury.edu.

Sponsored by the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity; Black Studies Program; American Studies Department; History of Art & Architecture Department; Studio Art Department; Axinn Center for the Humanities; Anderson Freeman Resource Center “Justice Projects”; Dean of Students; Dean of Faculty; Office of the President; Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Critical Conversations Series; Faculty Director of Equity, Justice, and Inclusion; Anti-Racist Task Force; First Year Seminar Program; and the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs Program on Global Anti-Racism.

Nommo Semi, by Mikael Owunna; and Untitled 48, by Jon Henry
Left: Mikael Owunna, Nommo Semi (The Guardian of Space), 2018, from the series Infinite Essence. Dye-sublimated aluminum Chromaluxe metal. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Henry J. Simonds Student Curator Fund, 2021. Copyright Mikael Owunna.; Right: Jon Henry, Untitled #48, Inglewood, CA, 2019, from the series Stranger Fruit. Digital print on paper. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Foster Family Art Acquisition Fund, 2020.007.08. Copyright Jon Henry.