USM Art Galleries Gorham and Portland

"Persian Visions" Opening Reception

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Thursday, October 10, 2013, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Persian Visions image5 p.m.-5:45 p.m.:
Gallery talk by Robert Silberman, Persian Visions catalog essayist and visiting scholar.

A reception with Middle Eastern cuisine follows.

Robert Silberman

Robert Silberman is a visiting scholar in the Art Department and catalog essayist for the Persian Visions exhibition. He is Associate Professor of Art History and Film Studies at the University of Minnesota. He writes frequently on photography, film, and contemporary art for The Burlington Magazine and other publications.

Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran

The USM Art Galleries is pleased to present 58 works of photography and video installations by Iran’s most celebrated photographers. The exhibition, displayed on two campuses, gathers personal perspectives of contemporary Iran filtered through individual sensibilities, while addressing public concerns. 

 Click here to view the Persian Visions catalog (external PDF)


USM Art Gallery, Gorham
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Visiting Artist Talk: Traci Molloy, USM Artist-in-Residence

Visiting Artist Talk: Traci Molloy, USM Artist-in-Residence

Friday, January 30 at Noon

Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham Campus

Free and open to the public

Traci Molloy is a Brooklyn-based artist and social activist. She explores adolescent culture, loss, and violence through photography, digital arts, installation, painting, and printmaking.

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