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Where Do We Migrate To?

March 17, 2011 10:11 AM
Mar. 17 - Apr. 30
Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 17
CADVC, 1st floor Fine Arts


Where Do We Migrate To?, Mar. 17 - Apr. 30
Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 17
CADVC, 1st floor Fine Arts (directions & parking)

Where Do We Migrate To?* curated by Niels Van Tomme, explores contemporary issues of migration and experiences of displacement and exile. The exhibition features work in diverse media by nineteen internationally recognized artists and collectives including Acconci Studio, Svetlana Boym, Blane De St. Croix, Lara Dhondt, Brendan Fernandes, Claire Fontaine, Nicole Franchy, Andrea Geyer, Isola and Norzi, Kimsooja, Pedro Lasch, Adrian Piper, Raqs Media Collective, Société Réaliste, Julika Rudelius, Xaviera Simmons, Fereshteh Toosi, Philippe Vandenberg, and Eric Van Hove.An illustrated, scholarly catalogue will be published.

Where Do We Migrate To? Film Series
Accompanying the exhibition is a special film series, curated by Sonja Simonyi. Please join us for a wide range of international filmmakers and video artists throughout March and April. The first screening will be held at Shriver Hall, Johns Hopkins University, the day after the opening reception of the exhibition.

Opening Program: Fortress Europe
6:30 p.m. Friday, Mar. 18th
Screened at Johns Hopkins University, Shriver Hall  (directions & parking)
Presented in partnership with the Film and Media Studies Program at Johns Hopkins University.


Grossraum (Borders of Europe), Lonnie Van Brummelen and Siebren de Haan, 2005, 35 minutes, 35mm, The Netherlands


Import / Export, Ulrich Seidl, 2007, 135 minutes, 35mm, Austria

At intermission the curator of the series, Sonja Simonyi will deliver comments. Please join us for an after-screening reception at the back of the theatre.

See this link for more dates and info on the film series. Additional announcements coming soon.
* The title of the exhibition is inspired by Julika Rudelius's video, Where Do We Migrate To, 2005. Images: Xaviera Simmons, (detail) Superunknown (Alive In The), 2010, C-prints mounted on Sintra, dimensions variable/size of installation variable, first produced for Greater New York 2010 MoMA/PS.1, 1st still: courtesy Lonnie Van Brummelen and Siebren de Haan,2nd still: courtesy Ulrich Seidl

This project was made possible, in part, with the support of the Flemish Government through Flanders House.

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