The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents Peggy Fox: Morality Tales, an online exhibition featured through January 31. Fox’s experiments in collage expand the existing imagery in her photographs. The sets of collages are not prescriptive, but are rather evocative of emotions, impressions, and symbols. Viewed as “morality tales,” the images conjure stories but remain ambiguous, their lessons open to multiple interpretations.
The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents North Pole Narratives: Photographs from the Wendorff Collection on Robert E. Peary, on display from February 3 through May 20. At the turn of the twentieth century, an international race was under way to be the first to reach the geographic North Pole. On April 6, 1909, American explorer Robert E. Peary (1856–1920) claimed to have clenched the title. This exhibition revisits Peary’s Arctic expeditions through photographs in UMBC’s Wendorff Collection.
The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Beauty Pill, a Washington, D.C. based band/art collective that began in 2001. Band members Chad Clark and Erin Nelson will discuss the creation of Pardon Our Dust, an interdisciplinary collaboration, bridging music, poetry, dance, and film from their work Please Advise.
The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Legacies: Maurice Berger and Fred Wilson, a celebration of the life and work of Maurice Berger (1956–2020) upon the 20th anniversary of his curation of the exhibition Fred Wilson: Objects and Installations 1979 – 2000, and the 30th anniversary of his appointment as curator …