Cinematic Migrations Lecture Series: Elvan Zabunyan Apr. 28


April 26, 2014

On Monday April 28th 7-9PM at the ACT Cube (Wiesner Building, E15-001),Elvan Zabunyan, Art critic, historian, and Associate Professor at the University of Rennes (France), will talk about Korean-born American artist and poet Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and her work. Cha’s recent film project Translations of Memory works with words as images and with images as words, using the structure of language and translation to create a multiplicity of narratives in time, space, and memory.

Elvan Zabunyan is a contemporary art historian and art critic based in Paris. Her research focuses on the redefinition of contemporary art history through postcolonial and feminist art and theory in the context of the genealogy of cultural displacement. Her essays on contemporary visual arts have appeared in books, exhibition catalogues, and journals. She is an Associate Professor at the Rennes University (Brittany, France) and Director of the Curatorial Program in the Art History Department. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. Just come on by!

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