UVA hosts "Beyond Walls" Symposium

Reko Rennie at work on a project. Photo: Eva Galvin, 2009.
Reko Rennie at work on a project. Photo: Eva Galvin, 2009.

The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection and UVA's McIntire Department of Art present "Beyond Walls," a symposium discussing the work of Australian artist Reko Rennie, a Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay/Gummaroi man from Melbourne, VIC, and American artist Frank Buffalo Hyde, a Nez Perce/Onondaga man who lives in Pittsburgh. Both artists use street art techniques to mix pop-culture images with traditional indigenous art-makingĀ  to comment on contemporary culture. UVA art professor Dean Dass will also speak. A reception in Ruffin Hall follows the symposium. Campbell Hall 152. 244-0234.