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Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels (detail), 1973-76, Great Basin Desert, Utah at sunrise. © Nancy Holt/ DACS, London/VAGA, New York 2012

Artists' Film Club: Films by Nancy Holt + Q&A

30 May 2012

For this Artists' Film Club we invite American artist Nancy Holt to discuss her work with ICA Associate Curator of Artists' Moving Image, Steven Cairns. The evening will include screenings of Nancy Holt’s work and a Q&A session.

Nancy Holt (b.1938) is an American artist based in Galisteo (New Mexico). She graduated with a BA in Biology from Tufts University (Mass.). Throughout her career she was working with earth and environment art as well as site specific sculpture, film, installation and photography. Holt was a close collaborator of Robert Smithson and one of the pioneers in experiments with land art. Her environment pieces are located in numerous places aroun the world: Sun Tunnels (1976) in Great Basin Desert, Utah; Stone Enclosure (Rock Rings) in Bellingham, Washington; Astral Grating (1987) in New York; Up and Under (1998) in Nokia, Finland et al. Holt has received five National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, the New York Creative Artist Fellowship and the Guggenheim Fellowship. 

The event will be held on the occasion of Nancy Holt's solo exhibition Photoworks at Haunch of Venison (8 June - 25 August).

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