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Imaging Genocide: Artistic Responses to Mass Violence - Denouncing Violence Against Women Opening Reception and Discussion

Visions and Voices

Presented as part of USC’s Genocide Awareness Week, a student-curated exhibition will feature art from the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, including posters related to the genocides in Armenia, Congo, Guatemala and Rwanda, as well as the Holocaust and the murders of the women of Juárez.

Presented as part of USC’s Genocide Awareness Week, three events organized by the USC Shoah Foundation will explore artistic responses to genocide, highlighting the ability of creative expression to shine light in the darkness and give voice to silence. The events will reveal the power of the arts to communicate messages of survival and hope in the face of great tragedy.
 
The opening event will feature a student-curated exhibition of art from the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, including posters related to the genocides in Armenia, Congo, Guatemala and Rwanda, as well as the Holocaust and the murders of the women of Juárez. A panel discussion will be presented at 6 p.m. with USC Fisher Museum director Selma Holo and USC Shoah Foundation executive director Stephen Smith.

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Storytelling and Performance
Tuesday, April 9, 7 p.m.
Ground Zero Performance Café
For more info, click here.
 
The Elida Schogt Trilogy
Film Screening and Closing Reception
Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m.
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, School of Cinematic Arts 108
For more info, click here.
 
Organized by the USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education. Co-sponsored by the USC Fisher Museum of Art, the USC School of Cinematic Arts, the USC School of Dramatic Arts and STAND.

Image: Jesus Gallardo, Pre Simposio sobre Genocidio Yanki en Indochina, 1972