Out of the Depths:
An exhibition exploring the complex nature of the migrant crisis
Out of the Depths is a collaborative traveling art exhibition that investigates the current migrant crisis from the perspective of a Lebanese street photographer (Fadi BouKaram, Beirut, Lebanon) and an American painter (Joe Cory, Birmingham, Alabama). In the exhibit, powerful images of the Middle East are juxtaposed with paintings based on filtered information mediated by American news sources. Motifs of water and navigational symbols further pervade the imagery, as viewers confront themes of proximity and distance along with complex images of humanity and assumptions of what it means to be living as a refugee. The exhibition is curated by Matt Schneider (Birmingham, Alabama).
GALLERY RECEPTION AND ARTIST TALK
FEBRUARY 24, 2–4 PM EST
Still Point will host a public reception for Out of the Depths with artist Joe Cory and curator Matt Schneider. Admission is free, but registration is required (click here to register for free). A full-color catalog with artists statements accompanies the exhibition.
Out of the Depths is also open by appointment by emailing director Jill Carattini at firstname.lastname@example.org. Group tours welcome.