Co-presented with AIGA
Wednesday, April 14, 6:30 pm
Panelists include Dr. Lakra; Allen Zadeh, Director of Industrial Design at Smart Design; Sandy Poirier, Owner of Shag Salon; and moderator Stephanie Murg, New York-based writer and art adviser and editor of the influential design blog unBeige.
On Pins & Needles: Tattooing in Massachusetts
Thursday, April 15
Gallery Conversation, 6 pm
Before the talk, join Dr. Lakra and exhibition curator Pedro Alonzo in the galleries for a conversation about Lakra’s ICA exhibition and the role of tattooing in his art.
Theater Talk, 7 pm
It was just 10 years ago that a Massachusetts ban on tattooing was overturned. Sarah Wunsch, staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, Boston Tattoo Convention producer Natan Alexander, and exhibition curator Pedro Alonzo look back at the commonwealth’s long and complicated history with this art form.