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Shelley Niro: Outside the Columns at UB Art Gallery: 11/29/07–1/27/08

Shelley Niro: Outside the Columns
November 29, 2007 – January 27, 2008

Shelley Niro: Outside the Columns features the film and photographic work of internationally renowned artist Shelley Niro, Mohawk from the Six Nations. Work selected for this exhibition facilitates a dialogue concerning North American native issues, including sovereignty, representation, and cultural tenacity beyond the grand narrative of the colonizer and the colonized. The exhibition will premiere Niro’s latest short film, Hunger, 2007.

Reception and Film Premiere
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Reception 5 to 7 pm
Artist walk through 5 to 5:30 pm
The artist’s short film will premiere at 5:30 pm in the second-floor gallery.

Artist Talk
Monday, November 26, 2007 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
112 Center for the Arts (Screening Room)

Shelley Niro: Outside the Columns is organized by the UB Art Galleries and Guest Curator, Sherry Corcoran.

For more information call: 716.645.6912
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11am–5pm; extended hours Thursday 11am–7pm

This exhibition is made possible through support from the UB Art Galleries. Shelley Niro: Outside the Columns is made possible in part by the Government of Canada, and UB's Canadian-American Studies Committee; Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center; and the Margaret Fox Naughton Endowment of the UB Dept. of Visual Studies.

UB Art Gallery is funded by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Visual Arts Building Fund, the Seymour H. Knox Foundation Fine Arts Fund and the Fine Arts Center Endowment.

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