Salem So Sweet 2016 Festival

 

Imagine, South Asia Cultural Exploration at the PEM

 Intersections is an immersive single room installation by Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha.


The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is proud to present Imagine, South Asia, an action-packed weekend celebrating South Asian culture and heritage on February 6 and 7.
 
Part of PEM’s Present Tense Initiative, this special weekend celebrates the eight nations and more than 5,000 years of human history that comprise South Asia. The region’s rich and diverse artistic heritage will be explored through the unveiling of an award-winning contemporary installation by Anila Agha, a writing workshop with National Book Award finalist Carla Power, the U.S. premiere of the BBC documentary Treasures of the Indus and a dance party with renowned London DJ Ben “the Bee” Taylor and the UK arts collective House of Honey.
 

Weekend events will include discussions, performances, the premiere of a BBC doc and, of course, the dance party!


The weekend-long cultural exploration will be Saturday, February 6, 10am - 5pm and Sunday, February 7, 10am - 5pm.  The Imagine South Asia Dance Party will be Saturday, February 6, 9pm - Midnight.

You won't want to miss Intersections (on view February 6 - July 10), which was included in 90.9 WBUR The Artery's thirteen art exhibits to see this winter

Visit pem.org for the complete schedule of events. 

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