Yael Bartana: INFERNO (2013)Wednesday, August 13, 7pm
$5 general (includes Museum admission, so arrive early to see the core exhibitions and view the film)

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Scenes hearkening iconic films, references to popular culture, painterly images and tourist culture all converge in Yael Bartana’s Inferno. Dr. Timothy Beal (author and Florence Harkness Professor of Religion, Case Western Reserve University), Bruce Checefsky (artist, filmmaker, faculty and Director of the Reinberger Galleries at Cleveland Institute of Art), Ricardo Apostol (Assistant Professor, Classics, Case Western Reserve University) and Beau Rutland (Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Cleveland Museum of Art) discuss how the film feeds public appetite for thrill and meaning through its seductive visual imagery.


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.