The activity around (Un)Governed Spaces didn’t end at our opening – the first event within Usdan Gallery was a paneled discussion, “Reflections,” with visiting scholars. Both scholars provided an useful perspective to students, as Sonia Ahsan and Jawan Shir Rasikh are burgeoning scholars in the field, still within the process of discovery very familiar to current undergraduate […]
(Un)Governed Spaces opened to a large crowd Tuesday night, with opening remarks by Gregory Thielker and Noah Coburn. The pair talked briefly about the six year process from idea to reality. The focus of the talk lay on the impact of collaboration on the artistic and curatorial process and the development of multi-layered perspectives of […]
Check out the great feature in Allegra!
A “Displaying Culture” student in contemplation; a common theme across the many project groups’ progress for the exhibition. (Photo by Brianna Morel) How do we choose to display Afghanistan’s history and culture? This question is at the forefront of everyone’s minds as the opening of the exhibition nears. Afghanistan’s complex cultural history provides innumerable […]
A “Displaying Culture” student examines a display at the American Textile Museum. (Un)governed Spaces aims to create an open-ended presentation on the history of conflict in Afghanistan through the initiative of education and reflection. Not only does the exhibition aim to showcase the complexity of Afghanistan’s past and present through art and anthropology, the ‘behind-the-scenes’ […]
Read the article about the production of (Un)governed Spaces at The College of New Jersey.