Kara Walker is known for her candid investigation of race, gender, sexuality, and violence through life-sized silhouetted figures that have appeared in exhibitions worldwide.

Walker will speak on her work and career at Pratt Institute at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 19, in Memorial Hall Auditorium on Pratt’s Brooklyn Campus. The event is FREE and open to the public, however, seating priority will be given to Pratt students and faculty members with valid ID at 5:30 p.m. Members of the public will be admitted at 5:50 p.m. if seating is available. The talk will be presented by Pratt Institute’s Writing Program, and its Departments of Humanities and Media Studies and Social Science and Cultural Studies, which are housed in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and its Department of History of Art and Design, which is housed within the School of Art and Design.

For more information about Walker, check out the Pratt News post for this event.