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March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Object Lesson | Atif F. Sheikh | Fri. March. 6, 2020 | 7 – 7:30 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection
Object Lesson is a monthly First Friday speaker series that will open wide the cases of the Center’s Museum Collection through the perspectives of individuals from the worlds of art, design, performance, community activism, education, and more, creating fresh dialogues about the Collection and its objects. The series invites the public for an up-close and personal experience in an informal, discursive setting that will encourage exploration of the many treasures in the Collection.
Atif F. Sheikh
“Atif Sheikh is co-founder of 12G and resident curator. Sheikh orchestrated the first 12G experimental video art festival in 2015 and has curated other art exhibitions such as “Not so black & white” 2010, “Cinephiliac” 2013, perform(art)ive 2015, Lived Experiences 2016, and an ongoing project called “alternative narratives of history and exploration of memory through art”.
Object Lesson Schedule:
March 6, 2020 – Atif F. Sheikh, co-founder and resident curator of Twelve Gates Arts
April 3, 2020 –
June 5, 2020 – Ksenia Nouril, Jensen Bryan Curator at The Print Center