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Symposium, “Public Memory in the New South”

Posted by: Julia Eichelberger | January 7, 2019 | No Comment |
A great line-up of events this week, sponsored by the Halsey Gallery in connection with the photography exhibit “Southbound” now in the Halsey and at City Gallery.
Lecture by Sheila Pree Bright, 7 pm Friday, “#UNAPOLOGETIC” (Bright’s photography documents Black experiences including recent Black Lives Matter protests. Her visit is jointly sponsored by the Avery’s Race and Social Justice Initiative & supported by the Sustainability Literacy Institute.
Saturday symposium “Public Memory in the New South,” including historians Adam Domby, Thomas Brown, & Thavolia Glymph, IAAM director of education Brenda Tindal, and 4 photographers whose work is in Southbound: Jeanine Michna Bales, Jessica Ingram, Anderson Scott, and Eliot Dudik. Symposium is 10-4 with a lunch break from 12-2.
Lecture by Michael Arad, 7 pm Saturday “Memory in the Public Realm: Making the Past Present” (designer of the 9/11 memorial at the World Trade Center, now designing a memorial for Emanuel AME Church)
All events are open to the public. Hope to see you there!
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