Media Arts Program

Saturday, January 19, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.

A Promise to the Dead: the Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman

An exploration of exile, memory, longing, and democracy as seen through the experiences of the world-reknowned writer and recent Babel artist, Ariel Dorfman, Peter Raymont's film (inspired in part by Dorfman's memoir Heading South, Looking North) follows the author's return to Chile in late 2006.

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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...