Art and Music for CAPITALISM IN QUESTION (Because It Is)
Concert: Songs of Work and Resistance
Curated by Pitzer College alumna Ellen Harper of Claremont’s historic Folk Music Center and Pitzer’s U.S. history professor, Stuart McConnell.
The concert will be on Saturday, March 27, at 8 p.m. in the newly renovated Benson Auditorium (formerly Avery Auditorium).
At left: Ellen Harper, the director of Claremont’s historic Folk Music Center and Pitzer alumnus, at the Folk Music Center.
Art Exhibition at the Galleries of Pitzer College
“CAPITALISM IN QUESTION (Because It Is),” juried by Daniel Joseph Martinez and curated by him and Ciara Ennis, Director of Pitzer College Art Galleries.
The exhibition will include work by six artists: Ian Arenas, Matthew Brandt, James Melinat, Gabie Strong, Kara Tanaka, and Grant Vetter.
Daniel Joseph Martinez is an internationally exhibiting artist and a Professor of Studio Art at the University of California, Irvine. In 2006, he represented the United States in the Cairo Biennial, and he participated in the groundbreaking 1993 Whitney biennial and the 2008 Whitney biennial.
The gallery exhibition, “Capitalism In Question (Because It Is),” opens on January 28, with a reception from 5-8 pm, and closes on March 18. There will be a panel discussion with the curators and the artists on February 9 at 4:15 p.m.