The Making of “queerXscape”Open To The Public
Come for a behind-the-scenes look at "queerXscape," a room size installation with projection and collage, juxtaposing images of nature, contemporary urban landscape, and queer camp.
About the Speakers
Sinan Goknur is an artist and PhD Candidate in the Computational Media, Arts & Cultures Program at Duke. Sinan’s academic work investigates the return to the social in the arts after the 1980 military coup in Turkey. Prior to coming to Duke, Sinan was a member of the MAW, an artist collective in Minneapolis, MN seeking to activate public engagement with art and politics through impromptu outdoor performances and large-scale mixed media projections.
Max Symuleski is an artist, writer, and PhD Candidate in the Computational Media, Arts & Cultures Program at Duke. Their current academic work investigates the role of maintenance labor in post-WWII U.S. art and urbanism. Max holds an MA in Historical Studies from the New School for Social Research and a BA in Art History and Visual Arts from Sarah Lawrence College.