Poems and other readings inspired by the universe will be presented in conjunction with "Candle (from Earth into a Black Hole)" in an open mic-style event.
Dances evoking the movement of the planets will be presented in conjunction with "Candle (from Earth into a Black Hole)."
Dances evoking the movement of the planets will coincide with this activation of Katie Paterson’s "Candle," which burns down in two-hour increments over 12 hours to create a journey through outer space via scents corresponding to sites in the universe.
This interdisciplinary panel with artist Michael Rakowitz and scholars Magnus Bernhardsson, Alison Gruseke, and Kirsten Scheid explores the historical context and contemporary resonance of Rakowitz's installation "The invisible enemy should not exist (Room Z)." This event is preceded by a reception and gallery viewing at the Williams College Museum of Art. At 6 PM, the group will walk across the street to Griffin Hall for the panel discussion.
Neil Leonard, the Arthur Levitt, Jr. '52 Artist-in-Residence at Williams, will present a remix of his "Sonance for the Precession," a sound piece inspired by meteorites and the moon, in conjunction with "Candle (from Earth into a Black Hole)."
Kenturah Davis is the featured speaker in this fall's Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art.