Ripple Effects: March 4, Thursday 6:00 pm, Presentation at Cowles Auditorium, Hubert Humphrey Auditorium. U of M, Minneapolis
Lucy R. Lippard is a writer and activist, author of 20 books on contemporary art and cultural criticism, most recently The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society and On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art, and Place (The New Press, 1997, 1999). Her most recent curatorial venture was Weather Report: Art and Climate Change (Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007). She lectures internationally and has received seven honorary doctorates. She lives in rural Galisteo, New Mexico and for 13 years has edited the monthly community newsletter: El Puente de Galisteo. In June 2010 her book Down Country: The Tano of the Galisteo Basin 1250-1782 will be published by the Museum of New Mexico Press.