What does the geography of white supremacy look like? In this talk, Josh Begley one of the artists included in the exhibition Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System, will speak broadly about his artistic practice, specifically focusing on ways of visualizing race, data, and representations of violence in the United States. This program is hosted at CAMH in partnership with AIGA Houston.
About Josh Begley
Josh Begley (b. 1984) is a data artist and app developer based in Brooklyn, New York. He is the creator of Metadata+, an iPhone app that tracks United States drone strikes.
Begley is the director of two short films, Concussion Protocol (2018) and Best of Luck with the Wall (2016), both produced by Academy Award-winning director Laura Poitras. His films have screened at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Met Breuer, the New York Film Festival, and the Museum of Modern Art New York, New York.
Begley’s work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, and at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York.
The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) is a non-collecting institution dedicated to presenting the best and most exciting international, national, and regional art of our time. Founded in 1948, the Museum prides itself on presenting new art and documenting its role in modern life through exhibitions, lectures, original publications, and a variety of educational programs and events.