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The Ghosting of America’s Past

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us to consider how a history of America’s past affects the present and the future. Panelists include ‘Nature’s Nation’ artists Valerie Hegarty and Cannupa Hanska Luger/Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara/Lakota). Moderated by PEM curators Karen Kramer and Austen Barron Bailly.

This lecture will be followed by a screening of “Through the Repellent Fence.” Follow the indigenous arts collective Postcommodity as they construct Repellent Fence/Valla Repelente, a two-mile long land installation straddling the U.S.-Mexico border. Crossing the border, the artwork’s “scare eye” is redeployed to “see” connections between cultures and land.

Lecture 1-2:30 pm | Film screening 3:15-4:00 pm | Morse Auditorium | Included with admission | Reservations recommended at pem.org/ghostingamerica

Held in conjunction with ‘Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment’ and made possible by the Margaret Nowell Graham Lecture Fund.


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Date:
April 27
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
pem.org/ghostingamerica

Venue

Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Phone:
978-745-9500
Website:
http://pem.org/