Nick Cave

On Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. in Rodey Theatre, artist Nick Cave along with curator Kymberly Pinder, will hold a discussion about Cave’s work, which is displayed in the UNM Art Museum’s newest exhibit Necessary Force: Art in the Police State.           

Nick Cave is an artist who performs through a wide range of mediums including sculpture, installation, video, sound, and live performance. His works have been seen around the world from the United States through France, Africa, Denmark, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.

Additionally, Cave is a professor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Prior to this, he received his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute.

The event will examine key themes in Cave’s Soundsuits, performances, and fashion designs. Cave and Pinder will also touch on the role of the body in contemporary art practice and how artists can become catalysts for civic dialogue and change.           

Tickets for the event are $10 for students and members and $15 for the general public. To purchase tickets, go online to