José Carlos Teixeira - Fragments, encounters and representations [ON EXILE] exhibition

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Presented by The Sculpture Center at The Sculpture Center, Cleveland OH

Nov 09 2018
Dec 21 2018
José Carlos Teixeira - Fragments, encounters and representations [ON EXILE] exhibition

This exhibition presents a short version of “ON EXILE, elsewhere within here”, an experimental documentary film that reflects on the refugee experience, expanding on issues of migration, displacement, and otherness.

As a quiet meditation, it develops intimate psychological portraits of Muslim refugees from Middle Eastern and African countries, resettled in the United States.  Concerned with the ethics of ethnographic encounter, the artist asks: How to represent without patronizing or speaking on the behalf of others? How to generate a process of empathy and intersubjectivity? As opposed to a dominant discourse, which denies refugees full personal and political agency, this film restores their

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November 9 – December 21, 2018

Dual opening receptions Friday, November 9 at 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. with Palimpsest: Hand-drawn animation and video projections
The Artist Talks: José Carlos Teixeira at 6:15 p.m. in the Euclid Avenue Gallery
The Artist Talks: Rian Brown at 7 p.m. in the Main Gallery

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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