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Distinguished Speaker » Artist Marina Abramovic

Marina Abramović is a pioneer in the world of performance art. Her career has spanned five decades and her work explores the relationship between artist and audience, pushing the limits and boundaries of the physical and mental. In the 2010 MOMA retrospective, The Artist is Present, a team of trained artists re-performed Abramovic’s seminal performances, some of which with her former partner Ulay, while Abramović herself sat at a small table as museum visitors waited to sit across from her. Like so much of her work, the performance was a major feat of endurance: the artist sat stationary every day for three months. Abramović is the founder of the Marina Abramović Institute (MAI), a platform for immaterial and long-durational work and the author of the memoir: Walk Through Walls.

$10 ($8 for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.

The Distinguished Speaker Series is sponsored by Del Monte Foods, Inc.


American Sign Language interpretation is provided for all distinguished speaker programs. For preferred seating, please contact us at [email protected] or 479-418-5724 (voice). Relay or voice calls welcome.

March 24, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Categories:
Great Hall