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Shana Moulton: “Welcome to Whispering Pines”-Visiting Artist Lecture Series

University of Oregon- Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, Room 177, 1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, Oregon 97403

Shana Moulton: “Welcome to Whispering Pines”

Over the past 15 years Shana Moulton has been developing her ongoing video/performance series Whispering Pines, in which she plays the role of “Cynthia”, both a fictional figure and the artist’s alter ego. This talk will present a chronological-anecdotal outline of Moulton’s work and forces that shaped it, with video and performance highlights.

Shana Moulton is a California born and based artist who works in video, performance, and installation. In 2002, she began the video series Whispering Pines, in which she performs as Cynthia, both an alter-ego and an avatar for the artist when she is alone. Moulton has had solo exhibitions at the Palais De Tokyo, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Fondazione Morra Greco, Kunsthaus Glarus, and a retrospective of work at The Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. She has performed and screened videos at MoMA, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Performa 2009, The Kitchen, Art in General, The Andy Warhol Museum, SFMOMA, The Hammer Museum and Cricoteka, among many others. Her work is distributed by Electronic Arts Intermix and she is a featured artist on Art21’s New York Close Up.

Lectures are free and open to all.

Website- www.shanamoulton.info
Image caption- Performance at Fondazione Morra Greco, 2013, Photo credit: Marie Lusa
Headshot caption- NA

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