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Mariam Ghani: Artist Talk & Screening

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Reception: 5 - 6:30 pm, Blaffer Art Museum

Artist Talk & Screening: 6:30 - 9:00 pm, Dudley Recital Hall

What We Left Unfinished exhibition on view in Blaffer Art Museum: January 21-March 14, 2020


What We left Unfinished tells the incredible and mostly true story of five unfinished feature films from the Communist era in Afghanistan (1978-1991), when films were weapons, filmmakers became targets, and the dreams of constantly shifting political regimes merged with the stories told onscreen. Alongside the film/s, Ghani will also present archival materials accumulated in its making, sister video portraits of Afghanistan, and a site-specific iteration of her ongoing archive project Index of the Disappeared (with collaborator Chitra Ganesh) in the Special Collections Department of MD Anderson Library.

Mariam GhaniWhat We Left Unfinished (still), 2019Image courtesy of the Artist and Ryan Lee Gallery, New York
Dudley Recital Hall
Katherine Veneman, curator of education, Blaffer Art Museum