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SEPT 29 | Lecture: Abelardo Morell
LECTURE: ABELARDO MORELL 6:30pm
FREE w/RSVP to email@example.com, thanks to the generous support of 4Culture and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
Join us for a public lecture with acclaimed photographic artist Abelardo Morell. Morell’s pictures transform and transcend the ordinary and every day. He was the subject of a major retrospective exhibition, “The Universe Next Door,” at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Getty Museum, Los Angeles, and the High Museum in Atlanta; he is represented by Edwynn Houk Gallery in New York. Morell’s work is featured in the exhibition Notions of Home.
Notions of Home speaks to the complex realities of what home means for each individual, within our city, and in America today. “Home” encompasses a sense of identity that could be formed by blood, tribe, race, sexual orientation, gender, religion, or statehood; a geographic environment; a physical structure; our planet, and so much more. As many in our city face a scarcity of affordable living, or a change in paperwork and policies affecting their ability to call a place home, we look to photography to do what it does best: engage, reveal, provoke, and elucidate various viewpoints on this topic.
Featured Notions of Home artists include:
Corey Arnold, Will Austin, Tim Barney, Zack Bent, Erin Elyse Burns, Elinor Carruci, Adrain Chesser, Neil Chowdury, Annabel Clark, Elliott Erwitt, Joe Freeman, Paulo Gonzales, Cian Hayes, Daniel Hawkins, Thomas Holton, Eirik Johnson, Hiroyo Kaneko, Lisa Kereszi, Natalie Krick, Harini Krishnamurthy, Chris Letcher, Emily Hanako Momohara, Annie Marie Musselman, Canh Nguyen, Anna Ream, Jenny Riffle, Serrah Russell, Ross Sawyers, Rafael Soldi, María Sprowls, Eva Sköld Westerlind, and others.
Sunday, September 10, 2:00pm at Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave: screening of “The Mexican Suitcase” and panel discussion, presented by the Consulate of Mexico
Wednesday, September 20, 7:45pm at NW Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave: “The Shadow of the House,” a documentary on Abelardo Morell; free to PCNW members
Thursdays, Sept 21-Nov 30 6-9pm “Notions of Home” class with Molly Landreth, $700, register online
Friday, September 29, 6:30pm Lecture by Abelardo Morell
Friday, October 13, 5:30pm PCNW Benefit at Canvas, 3412 4th Ave S, tickets $250 www.pcnw.org/benefit
Thursday, October 19, 6:30pm Conversation with Zack Bent and Erin Elyse Burns
Saturday, October 21, 3:00pm at King Street Station, 303 S. Jackson Street, presentation by PCNW faculty Carina Del Rosario on her “Passport Office” installation
Tuesday, October 26 6:30pm Introduction to Visual Literacy with PCNW faculty Daniel Gregory
Thursday, November 9, 6:30pm Conversation with Megumi Shauna Arai and Canh Nguyen
Saturday, November 18, 2:00pm Reading Photographs with PCNW Executive Director Michelle Dunn Marsh (Member exclusive—join today!
Friday, December 8, 6:30pm Lecture by Elinor Carucci
Saturday, December 9, 12:30pm Masterclass with Elinor Carucci, limited to 12 people, $250, register online
Unless otherwise noted, events are held at PCNW, 900 12th Avenue, Seattle and FREE w/RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, thanks to the generous support of 4Culture and the Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle.
Image header: Detail, Abelardo Morell, Dollhouse, 1987; courtesy the artist and Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York; featured in Notions of Home.