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The Quick and the Dead: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

Wendy's Subway 379 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

The Quick and the Dead is a multi-phase, yearlong program that highlights the life, work, and legacy of a deceased writer with a series of public events and commissions. This edition focuses on Korean American poet and artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. Seminar 1 “Migration and Memory”: This inaugural section addresses the function of cultural history, memory, and kinship within Cha’s work. Cha locates and destabilizes notions of motherhood, responsibility to one’s family, and the inherent ruptures of migration as she traces her own experiences moving from South Korea to the United States. In the current geopolitical climate, the importance […]

Free

Erasing Spaces and Faces Presentations at Art in the Park

Congress Park 268 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

Display of multi-disciplinary project Erasing Spaces and Faces: The Legacy of Urban Renewal in Saratoga Springs. Artists Marcus Anderson and Jennifer Wojtowicz will present their works and an artist demonstration of a movable mural and small scale reconstructions of erased spaces of urban renewal projects that took place in Saratoga Springs in the 1960s. A community maker-space will be open for attendees to assist in the construction of replicas of lost spaces, which is open to all ages. Attendees can learn more about the history of urban renewal, our archive in progress and oral narratives from residents sharing about the […]

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