Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Presented at:
Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Blvd. (at the corner of Westwood and Wilshire)
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Sune Woods

Thursday, January 16, 2020
7:30 pm

Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater

Suné Woods

Suné Woods is an artist living in Los Angeles. Her work takes the form of video installations, photographs, and collage.  She has participated in residencies at Headlands Center of the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, and Light Work. Woods is a recipient of the Visions from the New California initiative, The John Gutmann Fellowship Award, and The Baum Award for an Emerging American Photographer. Her work was exhibited in Made in L.A. 2018 curated by Anne Ellegood and Erin Christovale at the Hammer Museum.

Woods has served as Visiting Faculty in the CalArts Photography & Media Program, Vermont College of Fine Arts Visual Art Program, and Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies at Harvard University.


Patty Chang image
Patty Chang, Installation view, Invocation for a Wandering Lake, Part I, 2015. Projection, 12:49 minutes, sound, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and BANK/MABSOCIETY. Photo by Hai Zhang.

Patty Chang image
Patty Chang, Glass Urinary Device, 2015. Borosilicate glass, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and BANK/MABSOCIETY.
Photo by Hai Zhang.

Thursday, April 9, 2020
7:30 pm
Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater

Patty Chang
UCLA Department of Art Spring 2020 Art Council Chair

Patty Chang is an artist working in performance, video, writing, and installation. She lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Born in 1972 in San Leandro, California, Chang received her BA from the University of California, San Diego, in 1994. Her work has been exhibited nationwide and internationally at such institutions as the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; New Museum, New York; BAK, Basis voor actuele Kunst, Utrecht, the Netherlands; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Fri Art Centre d’Art de Freibourg, Fribourg, Switzerland; Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, England; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the M+ Museum, Hong Kong; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Her work received a 2003 award from the Rockefeller Foundation and a 2012 Creative Capital award. In 2008, she was a finalist for the Hugo Boss Prize and a Guna S. Mundheim Fellow in the Visual Arts at the American Academy in Berlin. In 2014, Chang was a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow. Her acclaimed exhibition “Patty Chang: The Wandering Lake 2009-2017”  traveled to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles in 2019. 


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This lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the William D. Feldman Family Endowed Art Lecture Fund and is hosted by the Hammer Museum.