Shimon Attie: The Neighbor Next Door

For two decades, Shimon Attie (American, b. 1957) has created immersive multimedia art—from photography and video installations in museums and galleries to site-specific works in public places—that reflect on the relationship between place, memory, and identity. Shimon Attie: The Neighbor Next Door at the Block Museum this fall is the artist’s re-envisioning of a work […]

Invisible Woman

Audre Lorde (1934-1992) American writer, feminist and civil rights activist. The child of an African American soldier and a white German woman, author Ika Hügel-Marshall took inspiration from her friend and mentor Audre Lorde. Hügel-Marshall read selections from her autobiography Invisible Woman; Growing Up Black in Germany during a program devoted to exploring Lorde’s cultural […]