Tightrope: Myopia 2

Elias Sime, Ethiopian, born 1968



Reclaimed electronic components on panel

Overall: 63 1/2 × 48 1/4 in. (161.3 × 122.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the William S. Rubin Fund and the Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe Fund

© Elias Sime. Courtesy James Cohan, New York.



Place Made: Ethiopia, Eastern Africa, Africa


21st century

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Research Area



Not on view

Course History

HIST 2, #EverythingHasAHistory, Matthew Delmont and Max Fraser - OPEN HOURS, Fall 2019

HIST 2, #EverythingHasAHistory, Matthew Delmont and Max Fraser 2, Fall 2019

HIST 2, #EverythingHasAHistory, Matthew Delmont and Max Fraser, Fall 2019

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I and II, Tricia Treacy, Fall 2020

HIST 66/AAAS 15, History of Africa Since 1800, Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch, Winter 2021

Studio Art 77.01, Senior Seminar II, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2023

Studio Art 77.02, Senior Seminar II, Jen Caine, Spring 2023

Anthropology 55.01, Anthropology of Global Health, Anne Sosin, Spring 2024

Geography 21.01, International Studies 18.01, Global Health and Society, Anne Sosin, Spring 2024

Exhibition History

Elias Sime, James Cohan Gallery, New York, September 10-0ctober 17, 2015

Knowledge Transfer- Art History 5: Introduction to Contemporary Art, Class of 1967 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-April 7, 2024.


James Cohan Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2016.

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