Same Difference: A Cross Cultural Dialog
Shana Kaplow's video work from her Close to Home series has been exhibited at the Austro-Sino Arts Program in Beijing, China, where she was also an artist in residence at the Red Gate International Art Residency. Her work touches on her experiences as an American artist who has lived in China, and as an adoptive mother to a daughter born there. Meng Teng, born in China and currently faculty in the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota, has created a sculpture, Land of the Free, that invites participants to plant their own red flags on the piece. Both artists will discuss their cultural and aesthetic explorations at the Third Place Gallery, where their work is on display. Personal experiences of foreignness, perspectives on American and Chinese culture, and art making will be hot topics. There is a $5-$10 suggested donation for those who attend, and karaoke and ping-pong games will commence after the talk.
Sat., Oct. 19, 7 p.m., 2013
Get the Things to Do Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Minneapolis & St. Paul, and never be bored again. With suggestions for every day of the week, our recommendations will keep you busy on any budget.
More Calendar News
- Shonen Knife and CJ Ramone
Wed., Oct. 7, 7:00pm
Thu., Oct. 8, 7:30pm
Fri., Oct. 9, 2:07pm
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mavericks Mens Hockey vs. University of Nebraska - Omaha Mavericks Mens HockeyFri., Oct. 9, 7:07pm
- Best Coast
- School of Fish and other Narratives