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Mirror Casket–Ferguson Protest Art and Beyond

April 23, 2017
5:00pm  -  6:30pm
Screening Room

The Mirror Casket is a sculpture and tactical performance that emerged during the Ferguson Protests. The casket, originally carried in a procession and laid at the police line of the Ferguson Police Department to reflect the images of police and protestors, asks who is complicit, and who is victim. The piece is now acquired by the Smithsonian NMAAHC. This presentation will engage what makes effective protest art, and what happens when protest objects are acquired by arts institutions.

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