Watch Jordan Nassar in conversation with the American Folk Art Museum at “Virtual Insights: Jordan Nassar on Memory and Embroidery,” live from his studio in Brooklyn.
Attendees of the virtual talk will join Nassar as he discusses his artistic process, reflects on both themes of repetition and memory in MULTITUDES, and responds to historic needlework pictures and samplers on view. Nassar will cover how he incorporates traditional methods and motifs into his hand-embroidered compositions, creating abstracted and dream-like landscapes that engage with his cultural identity and Palestinian heritage. This conversation will also explore how artworks can communicate the human experience and offer a closer look into Nassar’s ever-expanding creative practice, including new bodies of work and his ongoing collaboration with Palestinian craftswomen. Click here to learn more.