Art21 and Studio Museum Present
A Conversation with Carrie Mae Weems and
Patricia J. Williams
Thursday, October 15, 7p.m.
Columbia University in the City of New York
Jerome Green Hall, Room 102
West 116th Street between
Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive
In celebration with the Season 5 premiere
of the Peabody Award-winning television series Art:21—Art in the
Twenty-First Century on PBS this October, Art21 is partnering with the
Studio Museum in Harlem to present this event.
The program begins with a screening
of the Art:21 segment which presents Carrie Mae Weems and explores her
body of work from her first major photo-documentary series—Family Pictures
and Stories (1978-84) to her recent work Constructing History: A Requiem
to Mark the Moment (2008). The conversation between Weems and Patricia J.
Williams, the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia University will
continue to investigate the critical issues of race, history, and memory through
the artist’s work while making additional connections to current cultural and
political events of our time.
This event is hosted by Columbia University,
Office of Government and Community Affairs and is free and open to the
All spaces for this event have been reserved with a short wait-list. Any further available spaces will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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