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Sightline: Maaza Mengiste
A special event in conjunction with the BGC exhibition SIGHTLINES on Peace, Power & Prestige: Metal Arts in Africa

In the spirit of the exhibition title, Bard Graduate Center has invited novelist Maaza Mengiste to create her own sightlines—ways of seeing the exhibited artworks through time, form, and space. She will be joined in conversation with Bard College Dean of Graduate Studies, Christian Crouch.

Wednesday, November 1, 6 pm
38 West 86th Street, Lecture Hall

$15 General | $12 Seniors | Free for people with a college or university affiliation or museum ID, people with disabilities and caregivers, and BGC members

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Additional “sightlines” events with composer JJJJJerome Ellis, and choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili will follow on November 15 and December 13.

Visitors can also experience the sightlines, along with others created by exhibition curator Drew Thompson, lead gallery educator mary adeogun, and BGC / Brooklyn Museum fellow Annissa Malvoisin, at listening stations in the gallery and via BGC’s podcast.