Victoria-Idongesit Udondian discusses her sculptural work “The Republic of Unknown Territory” and immigration.
Episode 13 features Victoria-Idongesit Udondian, interdisciplinary artist and University at Buffalo Center for Diversity Innovation Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the Department of Art. Udondian discusses her new sculptural work “The Republic of Unknown Territory) in the UB Arts Collaboratory until March 27, 2021, focused on immigrants’ experiences in migrating and building society. She highlights her study of the politics of the post-colonial global market in second-hand clothing, and her use of second-hand clothing in her art.
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Art and Politics, Narrative Studies, Immigration Studies, Post-colonialism, Global Trade Systems