Keyna Eleison Lecture

June 15, 2021

Headshot of Keyna Eleison

Keyna Eleison is a curator, writer, researcher, Griot heiress and shaman, narrator, singer, ancestral chronicler. She holds a Master in Art History and Bachelor of Philosophy. Eleison is a member of the African Heritage Commission for awarding the Valongo Wharf region as a World Heritage Site (UNESCO). Keyna Eleison was curator of the 10th International Biennial of Art SIART, in Bolivia. She is currently chronicler of Contemporary & Latin America magazine, and Professor of the Free Teaching Program at the School of Visual Arts at Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro and Artistic Director of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, in partnership with Pablo Lafuente.

This event is part of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Summer 2020 Lecture Series. Join us Tuesday afternoons in June and July 2021 for conversations on art and ideas.

Summer 2021 lectures and events, Tuesdays at 1:30pm PST unless otherwise noted

June 15, Young Chung

June 22, Natalie Ball

June 29, Ruth Noack

July 2, Friday at 4:00pm Art and Economics Roundtable discussion 

With: Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz, Minerva Cuevas, Nicholas Brown, and Keyna Eleison 

July 6, Keyna Eleison 

July 15, Chloë Bass

July 20, Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz

July 27 Minerva Cuevas

PNCA’s Low-Residency MFA is organized to be an innovative hybrid of an MFA degree and an artist residency. The low-residency program has a longer degree-completion times (3 years), flexible schedules, intensive residency periods, lower cost of attendance, and the distance-learning component, which does not require students to permanently relocate. Furthermore, the program is interdisciplinary, offering artists of all media and stages of their development the opportunity to refine their vision