Tameka Norris

Tameka Norris (b. 1979, Guam) is a New Orleans-based visual and performance artist that utilizes a variety of media including performance, painting, video, photography, and installation to investigate such themes as the legacy of art history, the fictions of the past, and the contradictions inherent in contemporary society and culture.  She received an M.F.A. from Yale School of Art in 2012 and was named one of Modern Painters magazine’s 24 Artists to Watch in 2013. Norris’s work has been shown in a solo exhibition at Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, and groups shows at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, in Gifted and Talented (curated by Clifford Owens) at Third Streaming Gallery, New York, Miami Art Basel with Lombard Freid, and in Prospect New Orleans biennials 1.5 and 2 (curated by Dan Cameron). Norris utilizes a variety of media including performance, painting, video, photography, and installation to investigate such themes as the legacy of art history, the fictions of the past, and the contradictions inherent in contemporary society and culture. 

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  • Thu. Nov 14, 7:00 pm
Norris creates a live painting and dancers activate a new Nengudi sculpture in a pair of performances.