Jamil Hellu: Hues

Jamil Hellu: Hues

Date/Time
Date(s) - February 11, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Jamil Hellu is a visual artist whose work revolves primarily around representations of queer sexuality and community. Incorporating photography and video installations, his projects are often a hybrid of self-portraiture and political narrative while dealing with issues of cultural identity and masculinity. The artist will provide an overview of his career and discuss his most recent body of work entitled HUES.

Image caption:
Jamil Hellu, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (a.k.a. Faluda Islam) grew up in Pakistan. In Arabic poetry, a deer often symbolizes an effeminate young man. In Brazil, the word deer (‘veado’) is commonly used as a slang to insult gay men. (HUES Project)
2017, Digital Pigment Print

TUESDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES | An acclaimed weekly lecture series brings in artists, designers, and critical theorists from around the world, broadening the students’ experiential base and complementing local offerings. All lectures and exhibitions are open to the general public free of charge. Unless otherwise indicated, all presentations will be held in the Art Building, Room #133, from 5-6pm.

Art Building – Room 133
February 11, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm