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Monthly Archive for February, 2013

Lecture by Lucy Orta TODAY

Join us for: A LECTURE BY LUCY ORTA: Operational Aesthetics in FOOD-WATER-LIFE Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 4:15pm CFA Hall, FREE! Artist Lucy Orta will discuss the ideas in the exhibition.

Antarctic Village Métisse Flag

First installed in Antarctica by Lucy and Jorge Orta during their 2007 expedition No Borders, the Antarctic Village Métisse Flag represents a kaleidoscope of different nations. The blending of the flags symbolize a common worldwide identity where all nations and people coexist. It is meant as a supranational emblem of human rights. These flags were installed in Olin […]

This tent was originally installed in Antarctica during Lucy and Jorge Orta’s 2007 expedition No Borders. Fifty dome dwellings like this one dotted the ice to create the Antarctic Village, a symbol of the plight of those struggling to transverse borders and to gain the freedom of movement necessary to escape political and social conflict. […]