Artist Lecture with Frank Hyder
November 29@1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
$10 member | $20 non-member | $5 student with valid ID
Price includes Museum admission.
Frank Hyder’s fascination with the public sphere has manifested in a multimedia experience titled The Janis Project. Begun in 2015 and still continuing today, Hyder has created over a dozen large-scale, double-faced inflatable sculptures of heads. Hyder states that each head, “which at once references Moai of Easter Island, the Olmec heads, and the ancient Roman god of new endeavors, at the same time has its roots in street art and inflatable toys. Janis carries a message of equality and good will and dares to step out of the normal world of art museums or art. Made of resilient nylon and paint, Janis has found a place to make us all consider with a smile the issues that often divide us.”
Image courtesy of the artist, Frank Hyder