PANEL DISCUSSION “Intimacy/Infrastructure” at Blaffer Art Museum and Hines College

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PANEL DISCUSSION “Intimacy/Infrastructure” at Blaffer Art Museum and Hines College

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Free

FEBRUARY 28, 2024 at 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM: Diving into both concepts through the participatory role of language, affect, and infrastructural studies, notable scholars and poets participate in this moderated panel discussion at the Blaffer Art Museum and Hines College of Architecture Auditorium.

6:00 PM to 6:30 PM – Reception at Blaffer Art Museum

7:00 PM to 8:45 PM – Panel Discussion with Q+A at Hines College of Architecture Auditorium (next door to the museum)

Location + Parking: Parking for Elgin Street Garage will be validated at the museum.

Participants: Juliana Spahr (Mills at Northeastern University), Ara Wilson (Duke University), Kai Bosworth (Virginia Commonwealth University) and Roberto Tejada (University of Houston) moderated by Jennifer Teets (Mitchell Center Visiting Artist and Curator) and Michael D. Snediker (University of Houston)

This panel discussion is presented in conjunction with “Intimate confession is a project” on view thru March 10, 2024 at Blaffer Art Museum, which considers transmission, intergenerational life, and cultural inheritance through the prism of intimacy and infrastructure. It is a collaboration between multiple University of Houston academic programs and centers: The Mitchell Center, Blaffer Art Museum, Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, and the Department of English.

The exhibition features artists whose works span generations and geographies: Gwenneth Boelens | Benvenuto Chavajay | Ixtetelá |ektor garcia | Lonnie Holley | Anna Mayer | Na Mira | Kate Newby | Josie Ann Teets | Chiffon Thomas | Iris Touliatou | Clémence de La Tour du Pin

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Houston, 77004 United States
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