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Bearing Witness: Embroidery as History in Post-Apartheid South Africa


9/7/2014 12 p.m. - 12/7/2014 8 p.m.
Center for Cultural Fluency

Bearing Witness: Embroidery as History in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Dates09/07/14 – 12/07/14

LocationFowler Museum at UCLA

HoursWednesday, Friday-Sunday, 12pm-5pm/Thursday 12pm-8pm

Price: Free

Description The topics depicted by the artists speak eloquently of historical events as well as of their own personal experiences. The joyous advent of Mandela’s 85th birthday; questioning of traditional gender roles; the scourge of  HIV/AIDS and other public health issues; and current affairs and global happenings in places as far afield as New York City.

 Websitehttp://fowler.ucla.edu/exhibitions/bearing-witness-embroidery-history-post-apartheid-south-africa