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Saturday, November 23, 2013

Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art

The exhibition "Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art" explores the tension between an ancient culture's unbroken artistic tradition of anonymity and the personality-driven world of contemporary art. By examining attitudes towards attribution in shifting cultural contexts, we ask the question: how do practitioners in the emerging field of Tibetan contemporary art react to and reinterpret their predecessors' anonymous past, and what role does anonymity play in the changing landscape of contemporary Tibetan culture?

The Quilts of Gee's Bend Film and Discussion

Through a film and discussion, Sharon Waddell will explore the role of quilting in the lives of African American women and in "Home," the 2013 One Book.

Elting Memorial Library
93 Main Street
New Paltz, NY 12561

The Tempest

A storm, a shipwreck and a powerful sorceress named Prospera set in motion a story of banishment, betrayal, fantasy and love. Styled in a timeless mix of 19th century steampunk and Elizabethan authenticity, "The Tempest" is classic Shakespeare for a contemporary audience.

"Home" and Where the Heart Is

Heinz Insu Fenkl, of the Department of English, will review "Home," written by Toni Morrison, from a literary point of view. Refreshments will be served.