March 7, 2013 RSVP required, limited seating.
Michael Mansfield, Associate Curator of Film and Media Arts at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will give his talk
“Life after Death: Reviving Post-modern Materials in the Exhibition, Nam June Paik: Global Visionary”
attendance is limited to 49 people
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
5:00-5:45 pm reception
5:45-6:45 pm lecture
The meeting will be held at the MacMillan Education Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street NW
Gallery Place Metro (Red/Yellow/Green lines)
The event is free for members, $5 for guests and non-members
Michael Mansfield became an associate curator of film and media arts in September 2012. His responsibilities include research, acquisition and installation of moving image and electronic artworks in the museum’s collection as well as issues of conservation. He assisted John G. Hanhardt, the museum’s senior curator of film and media arts, with the exhibition Nam June Paik: Global Visionary, which is on view Dec. 13 through Aug. 11, 2013.
Mansfield has been with the Smithsonian American Art Museum since 2006. Mansfield is active in conservation circles for film and electronic artworks and represents the museum in the Smithsonian’s Time Based and Media Art Conservation Initiative. Mansfield earned a master’s degree in digital media and electronic art (2007) from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, where he also held a fellowship at the Mount Royal School of Art. He received a bachelor’s degree in photography and art history (1998) from the University of Houston.