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January 2019

Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents Southbound

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

An unprecedented photography exhibition on view at two locations, Southbound embraces the conundrum of its name. To be southbound is to journey to a place in flux, radically transformed over recent decades, yet also to the place where the past resonates most insistently in the United States. To be southbound is also to confront the weight of preconceived notions about this place, thick with stereotypes, encoded in the artistic, literary, and media records. Southbound engages with and unsettles assumed narratives…

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Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents Family Day

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St.
Charleston, SC 29424 United States
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All Halsey Institute members are invited to join the Halsey Institute staff and tour guides for a fun-filled family-friendly celebration of Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South. Enjoy guided tours, art activities, and refreshments. This event is open to all levels of Halsey membership. Join the Halsey to join the fun! Thank you to our Family Day! partners: Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston County Library, and Artist & Craftsman Supply Charleston. Find out more at halsey.cofc.edu/sustain or call…

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The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents The Index of Southerness: Southbound’s GIS map

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Simons Center for the Arts, Room 309, 54 St. Philip Street
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
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The Halsey Institute commissioned Dr. Rick Bunch, a geographic information science (GIS) and spatial cognition specialist, to design an interactive map of the South, representing everything from street name maps to data collected on prison populations and churchgoers, among other topics. Available on interactive technology inside the exhibition space and on the project website (southboundproject.org), this Index of Southerness allows viewers to switch on-and-off indicators and arrive at their own maps of the South. Dr. Rick Bunch is a Professor…

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February 2019

City Gallery at Waterfront Park presents An Evening with Nikky Finney

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
City Gallery, 34 Prioleau St
Charleston, SC United States
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Nikky Finney, Professor of Creative Writing and Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina and 2011 winner of the National Book Award for Poetry, was commissioned to create new work in response to photographs from the Southbound project. Finney wrote four new poems that she will read, along with readings of other work. Read Finney's Southbound poems here: southboundproject.org/read/poems Nikky Finney was born in South Carolina, within listening distance of the sea. A child of activists, she came of…

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City Gallery at Waterfront Park presents Curator-led tour of Southbound

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
City Gallery, 34 Prioleau St
Charleston, SC United States
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Join the Halsey Institute staff and your fellow members for a fun and exclusive evening tour. Beginning at 6:00PM, curator Mark Long will lead a guided tour of Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South. Learn more about the curatorial process and other behind-the-scenes decisions with a member of the Halsey Institute staff. Curator-led tours occur for every exhibition. Explore the exhibition, get insider knowledge, meet other Halsey Institute lovers! Open to all levels of membership. To join the…

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The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents The Photographer and Uncommon Access, a panel discussion

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Simons Center for the Arts, Room 309, 54 St. Philip Street
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
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This dynamic panel exploring photographers’ privileged access to communities that we might otherwise never have the chance to see. Featuring Southbound artists Deborah Luster, who photographs prisoners in Louisiana’s Angola Prison; Susana Raab, who photographs migrant workers in Florida; Sofia Valiente, who documents a transitional community of registered sex offenders, and Rob Amberg, who photographs intentional communities and those who live off the land in rural North Carolina. See their images on the Southbound website here:  southboundproject.org/  

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The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents Curator-led tour of Southbound

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St.
Charleston, SC 29424 United States
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Join the Halsey Institute staff and your fellow members for a fun and exclusive evening tour. Beginning at 6:00PM, curator Mark Sloan will lead a guided tour of Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South. Learn more about the curatorial process and other behind-the-scenes decisions with a member of the Halsey Institute staff. Curator-led tours occur for every exhibition. Explore the exhibition, get insider knowledge, meet other Halsey Institute lovers! Open to all levels of membership. To join the…

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