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re:mancipation Symposium Nov. 3–4, 2022

Register for symposium events or bookmark the live stream:

Thursday, Nov. 3

• 5:30–6:30 p.m.  Chazen Auditorium
DisOrientation. Artist Sanford Biggers, MASK Consortium, and Wildcat Ebony Brown of the Wide Awakes dive into the re:mancipation project. Learn how the project originated, where it’s going, and how you can participate.
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• 6:30–8 p.m., Mead Witter Lobby
Reception. Continue the conversation and meet re:mancipation collaborators over light appetizers and live music. Cash bar provided.

Friday, Nov. 4

• 11 a.m.–noon, Chazen Auditorium
Monuments Reimagined: Contemporary Artists as Changemakers. How can we reimagine the ways in which we memorialize our shared past? Chazen Storyteller-in-Residence Gianofer Fields hosts the conversation with artists Sanford Biggers and Faisal Abdu’Allah, curator Marilu Knode and Monuments Lab director of partnerships Naima Murphy Salcido as they discuss the role of contemporary artists in disrupting the narrative of public art and forging new paths.

Naima Murphy Salcido, Director of Partnerships at Monument Lab
Marilu Knode, former curator, Sculpture Milwaukee
Prof. Faisal Abdu’Allah, Chazen Family Distinguished Chair in Art, UW–Madison
Sanford Biggers, Artist

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