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Artist Talk: Jill Magid

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Artist Talk: Jill Magid

New York-based visual artist and writer Jill Magid discusses her recent projects, interaction with the law through her practice and how she views permission on a material for her work.

Magid's work explores emotional, philosophical and legal tensions between individuals and institutions of power, such as intelligence agencies and the police. She teaches at Cooper Union, as an Associate of the Art, Design, and the Public Domain program at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and is a fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School for Social Research, New York.

Part of the interdisciplinary series "Cargo and Carries: Sites, Zones, and Borders," the event is free and open to the public. "Cargo and Carries: Sites, Zones, and Borders" features lectures, performances, screenings and workshops by renowned visting artists and scholars. Presentations explore spatial pracices and projects including poetic and political sites, geography, spatial agency, interventions and crossings.

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Fine Arts Building, Room 110
College of the Arts
Abinadi Meza, director of the Interdisciplinary Initiatives Program