Cameron Rowland, "Encumbrance"
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 7 - 8:30pm
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Cameron Rowland delivers an online free, public lecture as part of the Fall 2020 Intra-Disciplinary Seminar series. The property relation of the enslaved included and exceeded that of chattel and real estate. Plantation mortgages exemplify the ways in which the value of people who were enslaved, the land they were forced to labor on, and the houses they were forced to maintain were mutually constitutive.
Cameron Rowland is an artist who lives and works in New York. Rowland's work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Galerie Buchholz, Cologne; Établissement d'en face, Brussels; Artists Space, New York and Essex Street / Maxwell Graham, New York. They have participated in group exhibitions at the Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; 33rd Bienal de São Paulo; Secession, Vienna; Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York and elsewhere.
The IDS public lecture series is part of the Robert Lehman Visiting Artist Program at The Cooper Union. We are grateful for major funding from the Robert Lehman Foundation. The IDS public lecture series is also made possible by generous support from the Open Society Foundations.