September 21 — Making The Memory Sacred panel at NYU A/P/A Institute

Excerpts from the Making The Memory Sacred — Art Human Rights and Community panel that took place at NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute during the Asian American Arts Alliance Locating the Sacred Festival on September 21, 2012. How can public art, activism,

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September 21 — Making The Memory Sacred panel at NYU A/P/A Institute

Excerpts from the Making The Memory Sacred — Art Human Rights and Community panel that took place at NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute during the Asian American Arts Alliance Locating the Sacred Festival on September 21, 2012. How can public art, activism,

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Screening of Hiroshi Sunairi’s “Making Mistakes” and “Tree Project Film” at The Horticultural Society of New York on Sept 25th Tuesday at 6:00pm

“Making Mistakes” and “Tree Project Film” Two Films and a Discussion with Hiroshi Sunairi Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU Sept 25th, 2012, Tuesday at 6:00pm at The Horticultural Society of New York 148 West 37th Street, 13th Floor

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Screening of Hiroshi Sunairi’s “Making Mistakes” and “Tree Project Film” at The Horticultural Society of New York on Sept 25th Tuesday at 6:00pm

“Making Mistakes” and “Tree Project Film” Two Films and a Discussion with Hiroshi Sunairi Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU Sept 25th, 2012, Tuesday at 6:00pm at The Horticultural Society of New York 148 West 37th Street, 13th Floor

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Mural of Pain

— Peter Lucas Photographs, being made of paper, are fragile things in this world. In time they inevitably turn yellow, they begin to crack, and fade away into the anonymous hues of dusk. Memory is also fragile. People everywhere hold

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Mural of Pain

— Peter Lucas Photographs, being made of paper, are fragile things in this world. In time they inevitably turn yellow, they begin to crack, and fade away into the anonymous hues of dusk. Memory is also fragile. People everywhere hold

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The House of Histories

The House of History is a short documentary made by eight cameramen from Afghan Films, the national film institute of Afghanistan, during the turbulent years of 1993-95. The first ten minutes of this film combine poetic narration and stark images

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The House of Histories

The House of History is a short documentary made by eight cameramen from Afghan Films, the national film institute of Afghanistan, during the turbulent years of 1993-95. The first ten minutes of this film combine poetic narration and stark images

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Money and Memory

At a moment when money seems the only measure of value, it is vital to open up other means through which we can invest in one another, circulate what we treasure, make a claim on what we hold in common.

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Money and Memory

At a moment when money seems the only measure of value, it is vital to open up other means through which we can invest in one another, circulate what we treasure, make a claim on what we hold in common.

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WHOSE MEMORY HERE?: Response to Steve Zeitlin and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

I read both posts side by side as a dialogue on the meaning of “historical sites with powerful memories and associations.” Both brought me to the question of “whose memory is preserved here, and why?” In my own experience of

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WHOSE MEMORY HERE?: Response to Steve Zeitlin and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

I read both posts side by side as a dialogue on the meaning of “historical sites with powerful memories and associations.” Both brought me to the question of “whose memory is preserved here, and why?” In my own experience of

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Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews will complete the memorial complex of which it is part. It stands on the site of the Warsaw Ghetto and Jewish neighborhood of prewar Warsaw. It faces the Monument to the Warsaw

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Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews will complete the memorial complex of which it is part. It stands on the site of the Warsaw Ghetto and Jewish neighborhood of prewar Warsaw. It faces the Monument to the Warsaw

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Steve Zeitlin

As a folklorist, I sometimes speak metaphorically about “cultural capital” and “social currency.”  But what if there were an actual currency of memory and meaning? This unit might be called a myen, a unit backed not by gold bullion, but

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Steve Zeitlin

As a folklorist, I sometimes speak metaphorically about “cultural capital” and “social currency.”  But what if there were an actual currency of memory and meaning? This unit might be called a myen, a unit backed not by gold bullion, but

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Hiroshi Sunairi

“Nature tells us with no ideological standpoint about war, atomic bombs, peace, nature, and the environment.”

– Dr. Chikara Horiguchi Over sixty years ago, the city of Hiroshima was burnt to ashes by one nuclear bomb and people thought that nothing

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Hiroshi Sunairi

“Nature tells us with no ideological standpoint about war, atomic bombs, peace, nature, and the environment.”

– Dr. Chikara Horiguchi Over sixty years ago, the city of Hiroshima was burnt to ashes by one nuclear bomb and people thought that nothing

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Welcome

MAKING THE MEMORY SACRED: Art, Human Rights and Community A dialogue on art, public space, community and memorialization hopes to foster a comparative global dialogue between participant artists, designers, scholars and activists around the world to investigate intersections of art,

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Welcome

MAKING THE MEMORY SACRED: Art, Human Rights and Community A dialogue on art, public space, community and memorialization hopes to foster a comparative global dialogue between participant artists, designers, scholars and activists around the world to investigate intersections of art,

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