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Professor Awarded the Italian Council Prize for Contemporary Art

Professor Fiamma Montezemolo was awarded the Italian Council 11 prize for Contemporary Art granted by the Ministry of Culture in Italy, in collaboration with ON, NERO Publishers

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World Premiere of Return to Chibok
Directed by Branwen Okpako

Adapting Helon Habila’s The Chibok Girls, this experimental documentary re-enacts the journey to Chibok to visit those left behind after the shocking kidnapping of 276 girls from Chibok Girls School in 2014. Actor Wale Ojo plays Habila alongside the community in Gombe State, who re-enact the original interviews. With daring complexity, this film invites audiences to listen, feel, empathise and meditate on one of the greatest challenges facing Nigeria today.

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Xu Bing’s Dragonfly Eyes, Screening
Fall Quarter Spotlight Artist in Residence
The California Studio

In conjunction with the California Studio Manetti Shrem Artist Residencies program, there will be a special screening of Xu Bing’s acclaimed film Dragonfly Eyes. The screening will be held on Nov. 1 in the Main Theatre, Wright Hall, at 4:30 p.m (doors open at 4:00 p.m.). The event is free and open to the public. 

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Professor Emerita pushes boundaries at Art Basel

Artnet’s Tim Schneider has named professor emerita Lynn Hershman Leeson’s “Twisted Gravity” one of the most boundary-pushing works at this year’s Art Basel.

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