“Mapping Indigenous Long Island” with Shinnecock Artist Jeremy Dennis
Please join enrolled Shinnecock tribal member and artist Jeremy Dennis as he discusses his landscape photography project titled ‘On This Site – Indigenous Long Island’ which involves the mapping of sacred, historical, and archaeological Indigenous sites throughout Long Island, New York. Dennis will also share selections from his portraiture work as it relates to themes of representation.
Jeremy Dennis (b. 1990) is a contemporary fine art photographer and a tribal member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation in Southampton, NY. In his work, he explores indigenous identity, culture, and assimilation. Dennis holds an MFA from Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, and a BA in Studio Art from Stony Brook University, NY. He currently lives and works in Southampton, New York on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation.