As part of Hyperallergic’s Emily Hall Tremaine Journalism Fellowship for Curators, Jeremy Dennis presents an exhibition to offer insight into his curatorial process.
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.
Ten Thousand-Year Art Tradition of the Shinnecock People
Shinnecock’s continued presence as a sovereign nation has been slowly rendered invisible by neighbors in the Hamptons.
Indigenous Resilience and Futurism in the Hamptons
In addition to predicting the coming of colonization, environmental destruction, and capitalism, Indigenous artists have also envisioned a world where these things never happened.