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FAHHIMEH VAHDAT: CALL ME BY MY NAME

Fahimeh Vahdat: Call Me By My Name
October 24 – December 09, 2017


October 30, 2017Wampler Lecture, Fahimeh Vahdat
Duke Hall Gallery Court, 3-4p

October 30, 2017: Artist Reception, Fahimeh Vahdat: Call Me By My Name
Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, 5-7p

November 03, 2017: First Fridays Downtown
Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, 5-8p

November 21-25, 2017: Gallery CLOSED for Holiday Break

November 30, 2017: Screening, Persepolis
Massanutten Regional Library, 6-8p

James Madison University’s Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art & Massanutten Regional Library Present a screening of the film, Persepolis.
The screening will take place at the Massanutten Regional Library, 174 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Persepolis is a graphic autobiography by the Franco-Iranian artist Marjane Satrapi. The film is a coming-of-age story about her experience growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution in the 1970’s. Her parents are secular leftists who initially welcome the revolution, but the overthrow of the Shah and the rise in Islamic fundamentalism leads to a despotic and restrictive political state. Marjane moves to Austria to study where she learns more about herself and has imaginary conversations with Karl Marx and God. She shares with us her uncomfortable and alienating experiences with authenticity and humor, and provides a personal understanding of Iranian history and identity.

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December 01, 2017: First Fridays Downtown
Special Artist Gallery Talk @ 6p
Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, 5-8p

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