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Perpetual Revolution: Creating Space for Dialogue through Public Projects
Ruth Sergel and Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani in conversation
WHEN: Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 6:00-8:00pm.
WHERE: Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Room 801. 420 W. 118th Street, 8th floor. MAP
WHO: Artist + agitator Ruth Sergel and curator and professor of Urban Studies Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani talk about memory, the personal, political and historical legacies of place, and the importance of community collaborations in their work.
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Gabrielle is the co-founder of the interdisciplinary practice on place and dialogue, Buscada, through which she creates projects, such as the Triangle Open Archive and Museum, that engender dialogue between communities, individuals and disciplines to explore critical questions of place and visual urbanism. Ruth is the founder of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition, which united over 250 partners nationwide to create the March 2011 centennial commemoration. She also co-founded Voices of 9.11, which recorded over 500 video testimonies and has been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the New York Historical Society and the Theatre de la Ville (Paris).
SPONSORS: This talk is part of the “Oral History Workshop Public Lecture Series,” co-sponsored by the Columbia Center for Oral History (CCOH), and the Oral History Master of Arts Program (OHMA). OHMA is supported by the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP).
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC