Carnegie Mellon University

Center for the Arts in Society

Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Fine Arts

April 05, 2011

Staging Water Rites

Staging Water Rites

Screening of David Wojnarowicz film “Fire in My Belly,” followed by a panel discussion of the implications of the controversy surrounding the film’s forced removal from the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture.”  Is censorship ever justified?
Panelists: Jonathan Katz, co-curator of the “Hide/Seek” exhibition and Chair, Visual Studies Doctoral Program, SUNY, Buffalo; Richard Howells, Reader in Cultural and Creative Industries, King’s College London; David Dombrosky, Executive Director of the Center for Arts Management and Technology, Carnegie Mellon; Andreea Deciu Ritivoi, Associate Professor, Department of English, Carnegie Mellon

Wednesday, April 6; 4:30 PM; Adamson Wing (Baker Hall 136)

Cosponsors: Center for the Arts in Society, School of Art, Master of Arts Management Program, CFA Dean’s Office