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Museum of Art Exhibition

UNH Museum of Art

Thursday • February 14

Clock Icon 10:00 AM
Money Icon Free
Location Icon UNH Museum of Art
30 Academic Way
Durham, NH 03824
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Event Details

Winter Exhibition

January 24 – March 30, 2019 (closed March 8-17) 

Hours: M, T, W, F 10-4 pm, Th. 10-6, Sat. 12-4 pm

Yoav Horesh: Aftermath

From 2002–2005, Yoav Horesh photographed hundreds of sites in Israel of suicide bombings, months and even years after the destructive blasts. The apparent return to normalcy or the abandonment of spaces reveals a society accustom to random violence on a massive scale. In an increasingly desensitized environment of war imagery, Horesh challenges us to think about the aftermath.

Messengers: Artists as Witnesses

Ten contemporary regional and national artists create work that gives voice to others, acting as witnesses by recounting significant events and personal narratives that go beyond media accounts and by doing so acting as harbingers for social change. Themes addressed include incarceration, criminality, state-sanctioned violence, terrorism and evil. Exhibiting artists include: Sanford Biggers, Philip Brou, Daniel Heyman, Alix Lambert, Shaun Leonardo, Dan Mills, Cheryl Pope, Rudy Shepherd, Sheida Soleimani, and Stephen Tourlentes.

Join us for reception and programs:

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Yoav Horesh: Aftermath

Messengers: Artists as Witnesses

Museum of Art, Paul Creative Art Center, and Lotte Jacobi, America: Images of her Adopted Land, Dimond Library

Artist Talk: Wednesday, February 6, 12:15–1p.m.

Yoav Horesh: Aftermath, Yoav Horesh, Paul Creative Art Center, A218

Image Credits: Yoav Horesh , Haim Ozer Street, Jerusalem. 3/2/2002, August 2003, Gelatin Silver print, 16”x 20”

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