Inferno – MEMORY

Yael Bartana: INFERNO (2013)Wednesday, September 10, 7pm
$5 general (includes Museum admission so arrive early to tour the core exhibition or to see Yael Bartana’s Inferno)

Register here or call 216.593.0575.

On the eve of 9/11, Dr. Alanna Cooper (Cultural Anthropologist and Director of Jewish Studies, The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University) moderates a discussion about the significance of personal and collective memory, monuments, and memorial in contemporary life and culture. Panelists include Dr. Katia Almeida (Instructor of Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University), Dr. Timothy Beal(author and Florence Harkness Professor of Religion, Case Western Reserve University), Dr. Joy Bostic (Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Case Western Reserve University), Bruce Checefsky (artist, filmmaker, faculty and Director of the Reinberger Galleries at Cleveland Institute of Art), Dr. Barbara Tannenbaum (Curator of Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art) and Darice Polo (artist, filmmaker and Assistant Professor, Kent State University).

Yael Bartana: Inferno panels and discussions are presented in partnership with The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program.


Yael Bartana. Production images from Inferno (details), 2013. Courtesy of the artist; Petzel, New York; Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam; and Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv.