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Archival Collective Counter-Imagination, Part 2: Set Off [Gitmek] and The Material Aesthetic Research Collective

Weis Cinema, Bard College 30 Campus Rd, , NY, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

CHRA is hosting a screening and discussion on Monday, April 3, 5pm, at Weis Cinema, as part of Archival Collective Counter–Imagination, a two-part program curated by art historian and current CHRA Fellow Lara Fresko Madra. The event will include a screening of Set Off by Mustafa Emin Büyükcoşkun of The Material Aesthetic Research Collective , with a discussion with director...


Alya Karame: The Qur’an from Ink on Paper to Dust and Ashes

Olin 102

Join us for "The Qur’an from Ink on Paper to Dust and Ashes," a talk by art historian Alya Karame on Monday, April 10th, 5:30pm in Olin 102, Bard College. After capturing the city of Mosul in December 2014, the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) burned the university library destroying hundreds of thousands of books and manuscripts....


Sabine El Chamaa: “As if her song could have no ending”

Upstate Films: Starr Theatre, Rhinebeck, NY 6415 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY

Filmmaker and CHRA Fellow will share her work-in-progress, As if her song could have no ending at a free, community event at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck on Wednesday, April 12, 7pm EDT. A film script is an unfinished work, a ghost that seeks to inhabit a form. Where do the characters that are conceived for years, but that fail to...