Tag: Brooklyn Museum

November 8th, NYC: Perspectives Talk: Ashley Gilbertson

Brooklyn Museum
Perspectives Talk: Ashley Gilbertson
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Tickets: $12

“Award-winning photographer Ashley Gilbertson presents his work about memorials to fallen soldiers and discusses the responsibility of governments and society to deal with the consequences of war.  For advance tickets, please visit www.museumtix.com.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath. ”

Brooklyn Museum
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York

TODAY August 1st, NYC: Film and Conversation: “We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital”

Still from the film We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital. Photo courtesy of Tony Buba

Brooklyn Museum
Film and Conversation with LaToya Ruby Frazier and Tony Buba:
We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital

Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm

We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital (Tony Buba, 2012, 85 min.). This documentary chronicles the residents of Braddock, Pennsylvania, organizing to fight a corporate healthcare giant to keep their community hospital. Shot in cinema verité style, the film follows the work of the community over a two-year period through daily setbacks and struggles, portraying a town’s strength, dignity, and spirit.

The screening is presented in conjunction with the exhibition LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capital. A conversation between Frazier and Buba follows the film. Tickets are included in Museum admission and are available in advance at www.museumtix.com or at the Visitor Center.”

Brooklyn Museum
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York

June 27th, Brooklyn: In Conversation: LaToya Ruby Frazier

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© 2013 LaToya Ruby Frazier

Brooklyn Museum
In Conversation: LaToya Ruby Frazier
Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Tickets: $12, includes museum admission

“Artist LaToya Ruby Frazier recites from her written work while her photographs are projected behind her, then speaks with Laura Wexler, Yale professor of gender studies; Lesley Martin of the Aperture Foundation; and Hershini Bhana Young, author of Haunting Capital: Memory Text and the Black Diasporic Body.”

Brooklyn Museum
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238
Tel: 718-638-5000

This event is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capitol, open until August 11, 2013 at the Brooklyn Museum.

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