Artists in Conversation Part 2: The Resurgence of shaMEN

Lecture with Maikoiyo Alley Barnes, Nicholas Galanin, Negarra A. Kudumu, and Nep Sidhu

Saturday, August 2, 2014
1:30 – 2:30 pm

Frye Auditorium

Your Feast Has Ended is a beginning, a point of departure, and a call to action for those who have been fed upon to realize change.” Panel discussion looking at historical understandings and roles of the male shaman with artists Maikoiyo Alley Barnes, Nicholas Galanin, and Nep Sidhu. Moderated by Seattle-based writer, editor, and researcher Negarra A. Kudumu.


Negarra A. Kudumu is a Seattle-based writer, researcher, and editor. Her primary intellectual and professional endeavors are located in the fields of cultural production and social and economic development, specifically education and labor.

Nep Sidhu. The Black Constellation Vest, 2013. Boiled wool, embossed lamb skin, northern bobwhite quail feathers, quilted cotton, print of a German solar system study with Sun Ra, Hmong embroidery, block print, dye; lined with denim chambray, wool chenille. Courtesy of the artist.


Free tickets may be picked up at the Information Desk one hour prior to the start of the program. There is no late seating, so please arrive early.

As a special benefit, Frye members may reserve free tickets in advance to guarantee seating. To reserve, call 206 432 8289 or email at least two days prior to the event. Each member may reserve two tickets and must claim their tickets at the Information Desk fifteen minutes prior to the start of the program.