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Lasting Encounters: The Self

Published October 26, 2015

Lasting Encounters: The Self

The Oxford English Dictionary defines encounter as a meeting face to face—among other similar things. When one thinks about it, there is only one truly lasting encounter throughout one’s life, and it is with one self. The construction of the self and its identity is an arduous task that involves many individuals, situations, and history: other lasting encounters.

This exhibition will highlight how, within their practice, visual artists deal with themes of identity and heritage in a globalized world, where race, gender, and sexuality have taken center stage in the discussion of cultural development.

The Exhibit is available for viewing until September 27th at the Phyllis Strauss Gallery in the Carnaghi Arts Building (located at 2214 Bell Vue Way, Tallahassee, Fl 32304