Video Program: Identifying Homeland

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Date/Time: 11/06/2003 12:00 am

Video Program: Identifying Homeland
When: Wednesday, June 11, 7 pm
Where: CUNY Graduate Center’s Martin E. Segal Theatre
located at 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street on the first floor
Free Admission
From propaganda to details of the everyday, the film and video works featured in this program examine individual and collective experiences that shape identification with homeland in several places and communities. Specific works deal with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the United States military, and local conflicts in New York City. The total running time of the program is approximately one and half hours.
Jem Cohen’s Little Flags, 2000
Duki Dror and Rashid Mashawari’s Stress, 1999
Keith Sanborn’s Operation Double Trouble, 2003
Moira Tierney’s Radio Haiti, 2001 and American Dreams #3, 2002
Identifying Homeland is presented in conjunction with Homeland, an exhibition that brings together works that critically examine the concept of homeland, and draw attention to the recent mobilization of the term as well as its broader connotations. Homeland considers shifting geopolitical spaces and the social contradictions and cultural differences that shape them, evoking issues ranging from belonging and exile to nationalism and territory.
Homeland was organized by the 2002-03 Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program: Craig Buckley, Tanya Leighton, Sara Reisman, Emily Rothschild, and Nat Trotman.
For more information about Homeland and related programming, please visit http://homelandexhibition.com

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