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Sept 18th: Jeffrey Gibson in conversation with Sara Reisman

Friday, September 18, 6:00 to 8:00pm
Jeffrey Gibson, Firelei Báez, and Jean-Ulrick Désert in conversation with Sara Reisman
Artists will deconstruct Native American and Afro-Caribbean cultural heritage, symbolism, and histories of displacement resulting from colonial rule. Báez and Gibson present critique of hegemonic and unfair legislation affecting everyday life in colonial America and the Caribbean, while Désert considers the conflation of tribal identity with super fandom in European sports culture.

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