Digital Exhibit & Artist Lecture with Ian Alan Paul
The Guantanamo Bay Museum of Art and History, located at the former site of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp in Cuba, is an institution dedicated to remembering the U.S. prison which was active between 2002 and 2012 before it was permanently decommissioned and closed. The museum features a large variety of facilities including the Tipton-Three Exhibition Space, the Jumah al-Dossari Center for Critical Studies, as well as an extensive array of public programming.
Brown University’s John Nicholas Brown Center for the Public Humanities and the Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab are excited to announce a special exhibit featuring a digital selection from the museum’s collection. The exhibit will open in the Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab on September 11th at 1pm and will feature an artist talk by one of the museum's founders, Ian Alan Paul, at 3:00pm.
The exhibit is a part of the Bringing Guantanamo Home event series and will be on display and open to the public through September 18th on the following schedule:
Thursday, September 11th - 3:00-5:00pm
Friday, September 12th - 1:00-3:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, September 13th and 14th - 1:00-5:00pm
Monday, September 15th - 1:00-3:00pm
Tuesday, September 16th - 5:00-7:00pm
Wednesday, September 17th - 1:00-3:00pm
Thursday, September 18th - 5:00-7:00pm
Ian Alan Paul is a transdisciplinary artist/theorist living between San Francisco, California and Barcelona, Spain, whose projects and writing engage with theories and philosophies of media, social movements, and the cosmopolitical.
His work has been featured in The Atlantic, Al Jazeera, Le Monde, Art Threat, Jadaliyya, Art Info, and C Magazine, and has been exhibited in galleries in Asia, North America, the Middle East and Europe. He received his MFA and MA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2011 and is a PhD candidate in UC Santa Cruz’s Film and Digital Media program.