University of Rochester

EVENT: "Popular Visuality and High Art," a lecture by Cornell University artists Iftikhar and Elizabeth Dadi

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 4 p.m. Friday, April 14, room 201 of Schlegel Hall on the University of Rochester's River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

March 28, 2000

Iftikhar and Elizabeth Dadi, installation artists from Cornell University's Department of Art History, will discuss interventions and the postcolonial period at 4 p.m. Friday, April 14, in room 201 of Schlegel Hall on the River Campus.

Work by the Dadis deals with the depiction of popular art in postcolonial societies, and represents the multiple and diverse influences that are common to life in these societies. Their work has been shown around the globe in places such as France, Australia, Japan, India, and Brazil. They are currently working on a public art project in association with the Asia Society in New York City.

Their lecture, titled "Popular Visuality and High Art," is free and open to the public. In the talk, the artists will elaborate on their recent work. They will also give seminars and workshops to students in the Program in Visual and Cultural Studies of the Department of Art and Art History.

The lecture is sponsored by the College Dean's Office along with the Departments of Anthropology, Art and Art History, English, History, Modern Languages and Cultures, and the Program in Visual and Cultural Studies.

For information, contact the Department of Anthropology at 275-8614.