Artist Talk: Lindsey french – Handwerker Gallery, 9/26 @ 6:00pm


Contributed by Anna Gardner

Join the Handwerker Gallery in welcoming Professor Lindsey french (University of Pittsburgh) for her lecture, "Practices of Receptivity," on Thursday September 26 at 6:00pm in the Handwerker Gallery. 

Part of Ambiguous Territory: Architecture, Landscape and the Postnatural, showing through December 15.

Lindsey french is an artist and educator whose work engages in gestures of communication with landscapes and the nonhuman. Embracing a number of mediation strategies, her projects materialize as texts written in collaboration with trees, scent transmissions, performative lectures, and video documentation of dialogues with landscapes. She has shared her work in places such as the Museum of Contemporary Art and the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, and in conjunction with the International Symposium of Electronics Arts in both Albuquerque and Vancouver. Her work has been featured in an essay in Leonardo and discussed on podcasts for Creative Disturbance and Bad at Sports. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Studio Arts at the University Pittsburgh.


All exhibitions and events at the Handwerker Gallery are free and open to the public. The Handwerker Gallery is open Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 10am-6pm; and Thursdays from 10am-9pm. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Anna Gardner at or (607) 274-3548. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.