Spotlight on Care: Healing, Rebuilding, and the Common Work of Art

12:00-1:00pm CDT Thursday, October 8, 2020 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the IPSR Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities, and the Spencer Museum of Art; with support from the Environmental Studies Program, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Center for Faculty Development and Mentoring

Join for an exploration of the Spencer Museum of Art’s 2020 Common Work of Art. Translated Vase, 2007, by South Korean artist Yeesookyung 李受俓 (b.1963), is a ceramic sculpture, made of reassembled pieces that asks us to consider what it means to create, to repair, and to transform. In a 2018 interview, the artist cited a desire to celebrate “the vulnerability of the object and ultimately myself.”  Discussion hosted by Celka Straughn, Deputy Director for Public Practice, Curatorial and Research, Andrew W. Mellon Director of Academic Programs and Ashley Offill, Andrew W. Mellon Curricular and Digital Projects Coordinator..

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Of interest to:
Faculty, General Public, Graduate students, Researchers, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Care & Well-being, Discussion