Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Land will never belong to those who create countries and nations, territories, or reserves. The earth is not ours and never will be. The earth is us and ever will be.Artist Wangechi Mutu, in her essay within the catalogue accompanying the exhibition Spirit in the Land
Beyond the Surface: Collage, Mixed Media and Textile Works from the Collection
Spirit in the Land in INDYweek
“Discussions about the future of our planet are often framed as either/or scenerios: either we’re going to make progress mitigating climate and environmental challenges, or doomsday is already here. What visitors can expect, instead, at the Nasher Museum of Art’s new exhibition is a rich and layered third narrative.” —Pamir Kiciman in INDYweek
Artist Monique Verdin on the MAN Podcast
"We have been pushed to the ends of the bayous and are now facing some of the most rapid land loss. Every 100 minutes, a football field is lost from our shores." —Monique Verdin, on the Modern Art Notes Podcast. Historian and award-winning critic Tyler Green interviewed the artist about her work in Spirit in the Land. This episode was recorded before a live audience at the Nasher Museum.
Mel Chin: Spirit in the Land
Mel Chin: Spirit in the Land is a 7-minute mini documentary about the artist Mel Chin, whose work is part of the exhibition Spirit in the Land. In this video, viewers visit the artist’s western North Carolina studio, where he shares his philosophy on making art and talks about the materials and techniques in his work.