April 23, 7pm – 9pm
Emily Jacir will be a Zabar Visiting Artist during the 2021 spring semester. She will be giving an artist talk online on April 23 at 7pm on Zoom
Emily Jacir lives in the Mediterranean and is an artist and filmmaker who is primarily concerned with personal and collective movement, translation, resistance, and silenced historical narratives. Jacir has built a complex and compelling oeuvre through a diverse range of media and methodologies that include unearthing historical material, performative gestures, and in-depth research. She is the recipient of a Golden Lion at the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007); a Prince Claus Award from the Prince Claus Fund in The Hague (2007); the Hugo Boss Prize at the Guggenheim Museum (2008); the Alpert Award (2011) from the Herb Alpert Foundation; and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Rome Prize Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome (2015) among others. Her works are shown all over the world in solo and group exhibitions. She is a co-founder and Executive Director of Dar Yusuf Nasri Jacir for Art and Research in Bethlehem.