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DIALOGUE | “How does the political context of art affect the way we consume it?”

art by Knowledge Bennett on the walls in the Western Gallery
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 4:00pm
Fine Arts Building 124 - Western Gallery


Facilitated by the Teaching-Learning Academy

A dialogue lead by Nathan W. Romond, Teaching and Learning Specialist at the Western Libraries and the Learning Commons alongside a selected panel of WWU guests. The panel will be discussing “How does the political context of art effect the way we consume it?” in relation to the Western Gallery’s current exhibition, Knowledge Bennett: Road to Damascus. Knowledge’s work appropriates pop culture imagery to address and critique American idealism, political corruption, and systematic racial stratification from past to the present.

Part of the exhibition KNOWLEDGE BENNETT: ROAD TO DAMASCUS at the Western Gallery through May 2.