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Sibande On Campus: Brown Bag with Mary Sibande

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
12:00 AM
GalleryDAAS, G648 Haven Hall, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies

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About Sibande On Campus:

Rising young South African artist Mary Sibande constructs elaborate visual narratives to consider race, gender, and class in post-colonial South Africa. Rooted in her own family’s history of three generations of women as domestic servants, Sibande’s larger-than-life figures clothed in yards of fabric confront the viewer with the stark limits of cultural heritage as well as the possibility of transformation. Sibande’s Ann Arbor fellowship includes an original installation at the U-M Institute for the Humanities gallery, a Penny Stamps lecture, an open studio at the Stamps School on North Campus, and exhibition of Sibande’s existing work at Gallery DAAS, the U-M Museum of Art, and the Stamps School Slusser Gallery.

Speaker:
Mary Sibande