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Film & Performance
July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

Ai WeiWei: A Perspective on Two Centuries of Cultural Misunderstanding

Oct 7, 2015, 7pm
Whiteman Hall Join Dr. Janet Baker, Curator of Asian Art at Phoenix Art Museum, for a lecture on Ai Weiwei: A Perspective on Two Centuries of Cultural Misunderstanding. Dr. Baker will examine the life and artwork of critically-acclaimed artist and social activist Ai Weiwei against a backdrop of two centuries of complex cultural relations between East and West. Learn more about this controversial artist’s open criticism of human rights violations and corruption in his native China, and how his activism has led to multiple arrests and imprisonment, a situation still evolving today. Dr. Baker will provide unique insights into the politics of Ai Weiwei, and how they come to life in the exhibition Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold, on v... (View more)

Artist Talk: Ana Teresa Fernandez

Oct 7, 2015, 6pm
Singer Hall Visiting artist Ana Teresa Fernandez will speak about how her work intersects with border politics and feminism, with special focus on “Borrando la Frontera (2012),” her most widely recognized project. 

Thea Porter: Bohemian Chic

Oct 14, 2015, 12:30pm
Whiteman Hall Consulting fashion expert Laura Helms shares her insights into the creative world of Thea Porter, the designer who brought a bohemian look to London catwalks that became a favorite of stylish women everywhere. 12:30pm lecture, 11:30am luncheon. Book signing to follow.  To purchase tickets for luncheon, visit our tickets page here.

Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano

Oct 21, 2015, 7pm
Singer Hall In the first decade of the 21st century the fashion world was dominated by two very different but equally successful and turbulent figures. Author Dana Thomas tells the story of John Galliano and Alexander McQueen and how fashion was changed by their rise and fall.  Book signing to follow.