Conversations with Artist Ildikó Kalapács
Date: March 10, 2017 Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Description Ildikó Kalapács is a Hungarian-American visual artist and folk dancer living in Spokane, Washington. Her personal experiences of East and West, living in a socialist and a capitalist country, and studying cultural layers through folk dance and anthropology have given her an appreciation of diversity. Despite the importance of seeking cultural uniqueness in the era of globalization, she recognizes our common experiences. Much of her work focuses on gender roles and the human condition. Kalapács is a two-time recipient of the Puffin Grant from the Puffin Foundation, Inc. and the executive director and artist of The Bearing Public Sculpture Project, which is working to place a life-size bronze sculpture in Spokane examining the human costs of war. Kalapács will be available for casual conversations from 11 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 2 pm in Compton Union room L46 on the WSU Pullman campus on Friday, March 9. This event is part of International Women’s Day at WSU and is sponsored by the WSU IP International Center. To learn more about this week and view a list of events, visit cce.wsu.edu/womensday.