SYMPOSIUM: "Futures Uncertain: Contemporary Art in the Age of the Anthropocene"


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Symposium events are scheduled for Thursday, November 8 and Friday, November 9.


Thursday, November 8, 2018


Filene Auditorium, Moore Building


Dartmouth Centers Forum, Hood Museum of Art

Intended Audience(s)



This multidisciplinary symposium explores questions relating to landscape, the environment, extractive economies, and science stories in contemporary art. Participants include internationally recognized artists, scholars in anthropology, art history, earth sciences, environmental studies, Native American studies, and Middle Eastern studies.

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Thursday's event will be held in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.
4:30-6:30 pm
“The Postcolonial Anthropocene: Two Artists Lectures”
Sammy Baloji, artist
Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, artists

Organized by the Department of Art History and the Hood Museum of Art, and made possible through support from the Associate Dean for the Faculty of the Arts and Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Endowment at the Hood Museum of Art, the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society, and the Dartmouth Centers Forum. This program is part of the Forum’s 2018-19 theme: Envisioning the World We Want.

For more information, contact:

Sharon Reed

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Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.