Film + Tandem Gallery Talks

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November 10, 2013 / 1:00 PM

Sunday, November 10
1 pm Film: 53 minutes
2 pm Gallery Talk: Art Center Director Jeff Fleming with Eulanda Sanders

Three unique tandem gallery talks are offered throughout the run of the exhibition and are
paired with the film, Fold, Crumple, Crush. Each gallery talk speaker will share their distinct
perspective on the works presented in the show. Participants may choose to attend one or
both components of each day's program. All programming will take place in Levitt Auditorium.

Eulanda Sanders is the Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing at Iowa State
University. Professor Sanders is a knitter and textile artist and has traveled to Ghana and
used Ghanaian textiles in her apparel design work.

Additional Gallery Talks:

Thursday, December 5
6 pm Film: 53 minutes
7 pm Gallery Talk: Art Center Associate Curator Laura Burkhalter with Catherine Hale

Catherine Hale is curator of African and non-Western art at the University of Iowa
Museum of Art. Hale comes to the University from Carleton University in Canada, where
she has been teaching, researching, and curating exhibitions in African art for the
Carleton University Art Gallery and the Agnes Etherington Art Center at Queen's University.

Thursday, January 30
6 pm Film: 53 minutes
7 pm Gallery Talk: Senior Curator Gilbert Vicario with Edward DeCarbo

Edward DeCarbo is adjunct associate professor at Pratt Institute in New York City. He has
two degrees in international relations and two others in anthropology and African studies.
His field research is in West Africa with a focus on aesthetics, the place and practice of
the arts in everyday life.



El Anatsui (Ghanaian, b. 1944)
Gravity and Grace, 2010
Aluminum and copper wire
145 5/8 x 441 inches
Installation at the Akron Art Museum, courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, NY
Photo by Andrew McAllister, courtesy of the Akron Art Museum





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