War, Struggle, and Visual Politics: Art on the Frontlines

War, Struggle, and Visual Politics: Art on the Frontlines

In conjunction with the Week in the Humanities exploring WAR and Its Meaning (April 21-25, 2014), the Dodd Center and Archives & Special Collections are proud to present affiliates of the New York-based artist collective Booklyn for a series of discussions, exhibitions, and workshops on the topics of culture, war, violence, and political struggle.

Events include:

Gallery Exhibitions:
Photographs: Stephen Dupont
Selections from Axe Me Biggie and Why am I a Marine?
March 1 – May 1
The UConn Co-op Bookstore at Storrs Downtown

Stencils: Seth Tobocman
The World is Being Ripped Portfolio
April 18 – June 31
Contemporary Art Gallery, School of Fine Art

Presentations:
“The Veteran Aesthetic: A Conversation about Art, Politics, and War”
Chantelle Bateman, Aaron Hughes & Marshall Weber
April 21 – 1:30PM
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

KEYNOTE: “The World is Being Ripped”
Seth Tobocman
April 21 – 4:00PM
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

KEYNOTE: “Generation AK: The Afghanistan Wars, 1993-2012”
Stephen Dupont
April 22 – 4:00PM
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

Workshops:
Seth Tobocman & Marshall Weber
Printmaking/Stenciling
April 21 – 10:00AM
Printmaking Studio, School of Fine Art

Chantelle Bateman & Aaron Hughes
“Warrior Writers” – Arts & Veterans’ Experience
April 21 – 10:00AM
Room 162, Dodd Center

Chantelle Bateman & Aaron Hughes
“Do You Love a Veteran” – Zine Making
April 22 – 2:00PM
Humanities Institute Library, Austin Building

Book Events
BOOK TALK AND SIGNING: Stephen Dupont
Generation AK: The Afghanistan Wars, 1993-2012
April 22 – 1:00PM
The UConn Co-Op Bookstore at Storrs Downtown

BOOK SIGNING: Seth Tobocman
World War 3 Illustrated
April 22 – 1:00PM
The UConn Co-Op Bookstore at Storrs Downtown

Events cosponsored by the Humanities Institute, the Research Program on Humanitarianism, and the School of Fine Art

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