At the APK

At the APK

AN ARTISTS TALK WITH JACKSON POLYS

On September 1, 2017 Jackson Polys (aka Stephen Paul Jackson and Stron Softi) gave an artist talk about his work on the Seward shame pole that was raised in Saxman Totem Park in April, 2017. Jackson’s Seward pole is the third iteration. The original pole was erected after Secretary of State William Seward’s 1869 visit…

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THE WORKING MODELS: SCULPTURES BY ROBERT MURRAY

Robert Murray’s large abstract sculptures begin with a model. Murray builds the models in his workshop before creating the larger works which require an industrial process involving welders, metal fabricators and painters. The exhibit highlights 8 working models, including the one Murray made for Nimbus in 1977. Author Jonathan Lippincott, whose book, Large Scale: Fabricating…

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What Shall We Do With Our Heroes? with Ernestine Hayes

Alaska State Writer Laureate Ernestine Hayes for a discussion of her writing that examines our society’s histories and heroes from a deeper perspective. Hayes is the author of The Tao of Raven and Blonde Indian and a professor at the University of Alaska Southeast. It was recorded on Friday August 4th at 7pm At the…