Book Retort with Christina Hajjar

Tuesday, January 23, 7-8pm

Through a diasporic lens, Christina Hajjar will take up several artist books to consider themes of home, time, memory, and ritual. She asks, “what does it mean to be/feel at home?,” as she engages with the intimacies, situatedness, and use of longing in each work. Join us for a talk, a cup of rose tea, and a low-pressure activity!

Artist Books & Multiples:

“Galaxies of Pleasure Galaxies of Healing” by Carmella Farahbakhsh

“I was here” by Monica Mercedes Martinez

“Institute for Durational Futures: brought to you by ESSENTIALHAPPINESSPOSSIBILITY” by Desearch Repartment

summer sometimes by sophie wonfor

Collecting Light by the Pinhole Artist Collective

Flowers and their meanings by Karen Azoulay

Bio
Christina Hajjar is a first-generation Lebanese-Canadian queer femme emerging artist, writer, and organizer. She currently attends aceartinc’s Cartae Open School, co-edits Whiny Femmes, and sits on programming committees at Flux Gallery and MAWA. She has recently completed undergrads in Women’s and Gender Studies as well as Business and Administration. christinahajjar.com

Photo cred:
Christina Hajjar, preserve/decay, performance, 2017. Photo by Carmen Aleman.

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