Thursday, May 5, 2016
8:00pm - 10:00pm
The [Umbrella] Revolution Will Not Be Televised: The Power of Viral Videos and Alternative Filmmaking
Thursday, May 12, 2016
5:00pm - 6:30pm
An evening of short films focused on the topic of Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement. The program will highlight several short films produced by the spectrum of accomplished and amateur documentarians, and provide a window into the Umbrella Movement’s unparalleled demonstrations. A facilitated discussion of the films led by visiting international scholar Oscar Ho - Professor of Cultural Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong - will follow.
Umbrella Movement Exhibits: Multi-site Reception with Visiting Scholar Oscar Ho, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join student curators and visiting international scholars for an exploration of the paired Umbrella Movement exhibits: "Artful Protest: Creative Expression and the Umbrella Movement" and "Umbrella Movement: Youth in Activism".
The evening begins at 4:00 PM at the Granoff Center where student curators will reflect on the experience of traveling to Hong Kong to meet with students, artist, and activists.
Umbrella Movement: Youth & Activism
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - Friday, September 23, 2016
From New York to Cairo, from Taiwan to Baltimore, political protest movements reveal the complicated and emotional relationships between citizens and their government.
Artful Protest: Creative Expression and the Umbrella Movement
Friday, April 29, 2016 - Saturday, May 14, 2016
The 2014 Hong Kong demonstrations, now known as the Umbrella Movement inspired a community of makers. Using art as protest, participants worked across various media, including photography, installation, text, performance, film, and illustration. Artful Protest: Creative Expression and the Umbrella Movement brings together photography and mixed media to highlight the commonalities of social justice movements across generations and around the globe.