The Print Center is pleased to present two exhibitions this fall in conjunction with the Whitman at 200 initiative: “Keith Carter: Seek & Find” and “The Politics of Rhetoric.” The Print Center is also hosting numerous public programs related to the exhibits.
Exhibits on view now through November 16, 2019
Other Events: October 2, 3, 10, and 16, 2019
The Print Center
1614 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
More info: http://printcenter.org/100/carter-and-politics-of-rhetoric/
The Print Center is pleased to present two exhibitions this fall in conjunction with the Whitman at 200 initiative: “Keith Carter: Seek & Find” is a solo exhibition by the renowned Texas-based photographer dedicated to a new series that visually mediates the papers and ephemera of Walt Whitman held by the Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Collection, Duke University, Durham, NC. “The Politics of Rhetoric” is a group exhibition of new and recent works by Bethany Collins, Sharon Hayes, Sarah McEneaney, Keris Salmon, María Verónica San Martín and Didier William that draw from archived materials, exposing the biases in our everyday language. The Print Center is also hosting numerous public programs related to the exhibits.
Exhibition Related Programming:
Gallery Talk & Book Launch, The Print Center
Wednesday, October 2, 6:00pm
Keith Carter will lead a walkthrough of the exhibition Keith Carter: Seek & Find followed by a signing of his newest book Keith Carter: Fifty Years (University of Texas Press, 2018).
Lecture by Keith Carter, University of Pennsylvania
Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, 3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Thursday, October 3, 6:00pm
Keith Carter will speak about his career with a focus on his most recent series “Walt Whitman: ‘Beautiful Imperfect Things’”.
Lecture by Bethany Collins, The University of the Arts
Gershman Hall, Elaine C. Levitt Auditorium, 401 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
Thursday, October 10, 1:00pm
Bethany Collins will speak about her career, exploring how race and language interact in her work through drawing, printmaking, sculpture and performance.
Conversation with Bethany Collins, The Print Center
Thursday, October 10, 6:00pm
Bethany Collins will join Ksenia Nouril in conversation about her works within the context of the exhibition The Politics of Rhetoric.
Panel on Race, Sexuality, and Whitman, The Print Center
Wednesday, October 16, 6:00pm
Writer Lavelle Porter, artist Jonathan Lyndon Chase and Whitman at 200 curator Judith Tannenbaum will join Ksenia Nouril in a panel discussion addressing race and sexuality in the work of Walt Whitman. Using examples from their respective practices as examples, the panelists will reflect on the implications of Whitman’s writings on issues of race and sexuality today.
More lectures are scheduled during the month of November; please click the “More info” link above to find out more.