Displacement Past and Present: Migration in the Arts

Installation view of the exhibition, Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter. October 1, 2016 through January 22, 2017. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. (© 2016 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Jonathan Muzikar)

Displacement Past and Present: Migration in the Arts

 

Panel Discussion

 

The Dedalus Foundation

25 East 21st, Fourth Floor, New York

 

April 20, 6:00-8:00 PM

 

RSVP required

 

Organized by former Dedalus Foundation Fellow in the MoMA Archives, Christina Eliopoulos, Displacement Past and Present: Migration in the Arts will be a discussion with different members of the arts community on the role and responsibility of our field to the current refugee crisis, looking to the past as well as to the present as examples. With a focus on the refugee crisis in the Middle East, the panel will address this topic in relation to other issues such as xenophobia and the current political climate in the United States.

 

 

Moderator:

Christina Eliopoulos

 

Panelists include:

Sean Anderson, Associate Curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA

 

Georgia Lale, Artist

 

Hossein Fatemi, Artist

 

RSVP to rsvp@dedalusfoundation.org