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The Sota Project: Women in ConTEXT (Panel Discussion)

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© Courtesy of the Artist and USC Fisher Museum of Art
The Sota Project: Women in ConTEXT (Panel Discussion)

823 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90089
October 7th, 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Artist talk
WEBSITE:  
http://fisher.usc.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
downtown/east la
EMAIL:  
fmoa@usc.edu
PHONE:  
(213) 740-4561
OPEN HOURS:  
Sat 12-4
TAGS:  
video-art
COST:  
Free

DESCRIPTION

Join out exciting conversation about contemporary Israeli art and culture, through the prism of Ofri Cnaani's "The Sota Project." See how Israeli art and culture has become a player in the global art scene while concurrently excavating its multi-layered and deeply-rooted historical contexts.

An exciting conversation about contemporary Israeli art and culture will be presented through the prism of Ofri Cnaani's Sota Project, and immersive video installation that reenacts a controversial text in the Talmud. 

 

Panelists: Ofri Cnaani, Artist; Talmudist Dvora Weisberg, Director, School of Rabbinic Studies at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion; Megan Hibler Reid, Assistant Professor of Islam, Religion, Gender Studies, and Law at USC; and James Trainor, International Contemporary Art Critic.

 

Moderator: Selma Holo, Director of the USC Fisher Museum of Art Join our reception of The Sota Project following the panel from 3:30PM – 4:30PM.