Creative Louisiana: John Valentino | Burning Man

Hammond, LA

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Alter of the Wetlands and the Burning Man Experience

Event Details: Wednesday, September 25th, 5 pm, Hammond, LA at the Hammond Regional Arts Center

John Valentino, Associate Professor of New Media and Animation presenting Alter of the Wetlands [note: spelling is intentional] at Hammond Regional Arts Center.

This talk is based on the large-scale sculpture project that John Valentino and the NOLA Burners created for the Nevada Burning Man Festival held in August. Having received much local and national publicity, Valentino will discuss his motivation for the project and his experiences at the festival.



Alter of the Wetlands

About Let's Talk Art


This event is part of the Let's Talk Art series, sponsored by the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Southeastern Louisiana University, the Hammond Regional Arts Center, and the Friends of Sims Library. 


Let’s Talk Art will also include the following lectures this fall:


Sofonisba Anguissola: Virtuosa of the Italian Renaissance, presented by Skyler Simoneaux, Graduate in Art History on Wednesday, October 16th at 5 PM at Hammond Regional Arts Center




Rescuing Renaissance:  The Restoration of Florence’s Renaissance Treasures Following the Flood of 1966, presented by Mary Maude Cusimano, Senior in Art History on Wednesday, November 13 at 5 PM at Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery.

HRAC's Let's Talk Art is held in collaboration with Creative Lousiana.

No registration required but we love to know that you're coming! These events are free and open to the public.