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Inscribed Surfaces: A Conversation with Dawit L. Petros

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Artspace New Haven’s Director of Curatorial Affairs, Laurel V. McLaughlin and artist Dawit L. Petros for a conversation about his collaborative installation, Inscribed Surfaces: On Transient Histories at 96 Orange Street, on view through April 22nd as part of Dyschronics. Petros collaborated with architectural designer Alberto Ortega Trejo, artist Jess Atieno Ounga, researcher Simon Ghebreyesus, studio technician Noah Taylor, workshop assistant Iman Iftikhar, and workshop participants, Ragaa Abdella, Yasmin Bergemann, Tay Holloway, Yamil Rivas, Selihom Yoseif, and Laiga Walli, to create henna drawings on textiles, which reference modernist architecture from New Haven, migrations across the Horn of Africa, and the possibilities of relational connection across time and history.

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Inscribed Surfaces is part of the programming series for the exhibition Dyschronics, on view February 11–April 16, 2022 at Artspace New Haven.


April 11
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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