Media Arts Program

Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Suggested donation $4

Unheard Voices

Visiting Irish scholar and producer Cahal McLaughlin will screen his short film featuring the testimonials of those who endured trauma during what is known as the "Troubles," a violent period in Northern Ireland that claimed nearly 3,600 lives between 1969-2000. Made in collaboration with Jolene Mairs, the documentary was produced by the Center for Media Research (University of Ulster) in conjunction with WAVE Trauma Centre. Dr. McLaughlin will also discuss oral history and his ongoing research projects including Prisons Memory Archives, which includes 175 interviews about prisons in Northern Ireland:

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Tues.—Fri. 11-6
Sat. 11-2
Sun. & Mon. closed

from Sep. 22, 2017
through Nov. 3, 2017

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 ...