Jeremy Dennis Announces: Indigenous Histories: Ubiquitous Inquiries
Digital Photographs from On This Site, Indigenous Landscape Photography and Oral Story Photography
Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd, Southampton, NY 11968 (631)283-0774
Free Public Reception: November 3rd, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, light refreshments and snacks will be served
Southampton, NY – The Madelle Hegeler Semerjian Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of old and new works featuring Shinnecock artist and photographer Jeremy Dennis. The “Indigenous Histories: Ubiquitous Inquiries” show will run from November 1st, 2018 – November 30th, 2018 with an opening reception First Saturday, November 3rd from 3-4 p.m. The exhibition will feature a selection from Dennis’ work On This Site, a collection of site-specific indigenous histories represented by landscape photography and Stories, oral stories and legends represented using portrait digital photography.
Many of the works are inspired by local history, exploring overlooked local history and cultural narratives surrounding indigenous people on Long Island. The exhibition takes place for the entirety of National Native American Heritage Month, which aims to provide a platform for Native people in the United States of America to share their culture, traditions, music, crafts, dance, and ways and concepts of life. This gives Native people the opportunity to express to their community, both city, county and state officials their concerns and solutions for building bridges of understanding and friendship in their local area.
“Indigenous Histories: Ubiquitous Inquiries” will run through November 30th, 2018. The artist will be present at the opening reception Saturday, November 3rd from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. to discuss and sells work and books.
Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday 10:00– 9:00, Friday 10:00—7:00, Saturday 10:00—5:00, Sunday 1:00—5:00
For additional information or for appointment with artist, please contact Jeremy Dennis, 631.566.0486