Gregg Deal talks about how we communicate with each other in a world where communication is so readily available

Language is the tie we have to our culture, our communities and ideas. Gregg will talk about how language plays a roll in his work creatively as well as culturally bringing to the table humor and critical thought about how we communicate with each other in a world where communication is so readily available.

About the speaker

Gregg Deal is a husband, a father, an artist and a member of the Paiute Tribe of Pyramid Lake. As a provocative contemporary artist/activist and current Native Arts Artist-in-Residence at the Denver Art Museum, much of Gregg’s work deals with indigenous identity and pop culture, touching on issues of race relations, historical consideration, and stereotype. Within this work—including paintings, mural work, and print work—Gregg critically examines issues within Indian country such as decolonization, the mascot issue (local and across the US), and appropriation.

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