Maryland-based artist and educator Muriel Hasbun, who was a finalist for the 2020 Janet & Walters Sondheim Artscape Prize, discusses the importance of how we see people through our own biases and ways we can combat cultural erasure in the contemporary moment. In conversation with Joy Davis, Manager of Adult and Community Program, Muriel shares her work about her cultural identity using her own art and artworks from the Walters Art Museum’s collection as springboards for discussion.
About the Artist
Muriel Hasbun’s expertise as an artist and as an educator focuses on issues of cultural identity, migration, and memory. Through an intergenerational, transnational, and transcultural lens, Muriel constructs contemporary narratives and establishes a space for dialogue where individual and collective memory spark new questions about identity and place.Learn More