Columbia University School of the Arts, Mellon Visiting Artist & Thinkers Program and Columbia University World Leaders Forum present:
Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway)
About the artist:
Isaac Julien was born in 1960 in London, where he currently lives and works. Earlier works include Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask; Young Soul Rebels (which was awarded the Semaine de la Critique prize at the Cannes Film Festival); and the acclaimed poetic documentary Looking for Langston.
Julien was visiting lecturer at Harvard University's Schools of Afro-American and Visual Environmental Studies and is currently a visiting professor at the Whitney Museum of American Arts; a research fellow at Goldsmiths College; and a Trustee of the Serpentine Gallery. Julien was the recipient of both the prestigious MIT Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts (2001) and the Frameline Lifetime Achievement Award (2002).
About the sponsors:
The World Leaders Forum is a year-round event series aimed to advance lively, uninhibited dialogue on the large economic, political and social questions of our time.
The Mellon Visiting Artists & Thinkers Program brings leading creative practitioners and theorists to Columbia University School of the Arts to engage with the university community and the public.