Center for the Arts to host waste management artist

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts will host New York maintenance artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles for an artist talk at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the Dudley Recital Hall of the UH Fine Arts Building.

She will discuss her life as an artist in the New York Sanitation Department creating works that challenge the issues of waste management.

UH art history assistant professor Jenni Sorkin will moderate the event, which will be followed by a discussion with UH resident artists Zach Moser and Eric Leshinsky. Leshinsky and Moser co-created the Shrimp Boat Projects, a creative research project that investigates the culture of the Houston area through art.

The talk is free and open to the public; for more information, contact Nicole Laurent at [email protected].

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