Wednesday, December 28, 2011

ABSOLUTE MUST SEE

The Forgotten Space with an introduction by Allan Sekula
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
International House
3701 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
Free
Space is limited and on a first come first serve basis.
Follow the exchange of container cargo and the workers who facilitate its journey around the world through The Forgotten Space, a film by Allan Sekula and Noël Burch. Sekula will introduce the film and discuss his ongoing exploration of the sea as an essential, but all too often invisible, site of labor and global exchange.

Organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, the Department of the History of Art, University of Pennsylvania, International House, and the Slought Foundation.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

From Harper's January 2012:

-- Estimated tons of debris from the Japanese earthquake headed for the West Coast of the United States: 5,000,000

-- Date by which the debris is expected to begin reaching shore: 10/1/2013

"As An Aside" <-- ironic qoute marks aside...

It's gonna be an exciting up coming new year (Jan. '12) for all
but wanted to say Belated Happy Holiday Greeting to you & Lynn!

Much Love,

Allan "Sam" Smithee

Anonymous said...

Previous Comment Context:

Fueled by a 3-hour beer comsumption period.

3 pints of Rolling Rock (16 fl. oz. apiece) & 3 bottles of Lager (12 fl. oz. apiece)

Allan Smithee

ZS said...

Love you Smithee!