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Panel Discussion and Q&A — Occupy Colby: Artists Need to Create On the Same Scale That Society Has the Capacity to Destroy

Wed. Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

- Free

Occupy Colby: Artists Need to Create on the Same Scale that Society Has the Capacity to Destroy, Year 2.

What role do artists have to play in addressing climate change and other ecological crises?

The Lunder Institute for American Art is pleased to host a panel discussion and Q&A on Wednesday, Sept. 18 with Phong Bui, Alexis Rockman, Allyson Vieira, Denise Bruesewitz, and Keith Peterson.
Phong Bui is a curator, artist, scholar, publisher and artistic director of the Brooklyn Rail, and 2019 Lunder Institute Fellow. Alexis Rockman and Allyson Vieira are both exhibiting artists in Occupy Colby: Artists Need to Create On the Same Scape That Society Has the Capacity to Destroy, Year 2. Denise Bruesewitz is Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, and Keith Peterson is Associate Professor of Philosophy.

Please join us for a wide-ranging conversation that is sure to be thought provoking and challenging.
Reception in Diamond Atrium from 5-6pm; discussion in Ostrove Auditorium 6-7:30pm.

Image: Lauren Bon, Artists Need to Create on the Same Scale That Society Has the Capacity to Destroy. Glass neon, metal brackets, 72 x 174 inches. Courtesy the artist and Metabolic Studio, Los Angeles.

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Contact Name
Mareisa Weil
Contact Email
mareisa.weil@colby.edu
Contact Website
http://www.colby.edu/lunderinstitute

Venue

Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, Colby College
4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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