Conflict and Consequence: Photographing War and Its Aftermath
Lecture & Reception
September 17, 2015
Campus: Morse-Ingersoll Hall
Room: Richardson Auditorium
August 17th - October 8th
The Wright Museum is proud to partner with Todd Tubutis'92, who served as the Executive Director of Blue Sky, the Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts in Portland from 2009 - 2015, and has recently been appointed as Associate director of the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Conflict and Consequence will introduce the Beloit Community to several contemporary photographers who focus their practice on documenting the conditions of war and its subsequent aftermath. The exhibition will feature the work of Beloit College Alum, Luke Somers'08 (1981 - 2014) - memorial fund, and include original prints by Dima Gavrysh, Susan Meiselas, and Louie Palu among others.
Untitled Project: Robert Smithson's Library & Book Club
August 17th - October 7th
September 21st - October 9th
The Untitled Project: Robert Smithson's Library & Book Club sculpted by Conrad Bakker, this year's Victor E. Ferrall Artist-in-Residence, gives viewers the opportunity to ruminate about the life and mind of the Robert Smithson, conceptual artist and land art pioneer, through the light of Smithson's book collection. For more information, visit the project's webpage.
The Great Yellow River
August 17 - October 15
As part of a Luce Grant, Beloit College students will curate an exhibition on China's Yellow River. Through historic and contemporary photos, as well as geographic maps and charts, this exhibition will explore how scientific and artistic representations of the Yellow River shape our attempts to understand it.