Media Kits

"Transformer: Native Art in Light and Sound"

August 1, 2017

An electrifying new exhibition opening Nov. 10 at the American Indian Museum's George Gustav Heye Center in New York features 10 artists and nine installations that employ a variety of media, including light, digital projection, innovative sound technology and more.

Exhibition logo
Related photos: 

Transformer: Jon Corbett

Still from film Four Generations

Courtesy Jon Corbett

Jon Corbett, “Four Generations,” 2015 (video still). Single-channel video (1:30 min.). Collection of the artist. On view beginning Friday, Nov. 10, through Jan.

Transformer: Nicholas Galanin

Still image from video production

Courtesy Nicholas Galanin

Nicholas Galanin, “Tsu Heidei Shugaxtutaan (We will again open this container of wisdom that has been left in our care), 1 and 2,” 2006 (video still). Digital video projection with sound Collection of the National Museum of the American Indian. On view beginning Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, through Jan.

Transformer: Raven Chacon

Art installation

Courtesy Raven Chacon

Raven Chacon, “Still Life, #3,” 2015 (detail). Sound and light installation with text. Voice and translation by Melvatha Chee. Collection of the artist. On view beginning Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, through Jan.


DCSIMG