Artist & Curator Talk

A Carpet for Conversation

Thursday, December 6, 2018
7 pm
Calderwood Hall

Join us for a creative twist on the traditional artist or curator talk. Featuring a lively conversation around The Great Bare Mat, a carpet created by Raqs Media Collective in 2013 as a platform for debate, Elaine Reichek, Nevet Yitzhak, and Sibyl Kempson join curator Pieranna Cavalchini and former curator Christina Nielsen for an open dialogue about history and the stories we share through time.


Pieranna Cavalchini, Tom and Lisa Blumenthal Curator of Contemporary Art
Christina Nielsen, former William and Lia Poorvu Curator of the Collection
Sibyl Kempson, playwright
Elaine Reichek, artist
Nevet Yitzhak, artist

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Common Threads is supported in part by Amy and David Abrams, The Coby Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Barr Foundation ArtsAmplified Initiative, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Museum receives operating support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

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