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The Female Physician: a Deviation from 19th-Century Gender Roles?

This 19th-century image of a lone female physician making a heroic midnight visit seems out of context for a time in which the majority of women worked inside the home cooking, cleaning, and raising children.  However, it illustrated a book … Continue reading

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The Death Strip

The Berlin Wall was much more than a wall. That’s as true literally as it is figuratively. Yes, of course, it was, as the closest thing to a physical incarnation of the Iron Curtain, a symbol of Cold War division … Continue reading

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The Process of Cultural Mapping

Over the past few weeks, I have frequently visited Chester and the surrounding area. The city of Chester is situated on the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Wilmington. Once the commercial and industrial hub of Delaware County, the decline of … Continue reading

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Maps and Scooter the Dog: Beginnings at Fringe

Whenever I do not have a specific project at FringeArts, I draw maps. Each map is of a different neighborhood in Philadelphia and so far, I have drawn five, Old City, Kensington, South Philly, North Philly, and West Philly. These … Continue reading

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Memory, Monuments, and Urban Space: Alliyah Allen ’18 on Monument Lab

This semester, Alliyah Allen ’18 is working with Writing Fellow Paul Farber on Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia, a massive public art and urban research project he co-curated that is taking over Philadelphia’s City Hall starting May 15th.  Through a series … Continue reading

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John Muse on STRANGE TRUTH

STRANGE TRUTH is a film series at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute and Haverford College that starts this very Wednesday. The series is organized by Professors Vicky Funari (Artist in Residence), Joshua Moses (Anthropology), and John Muse (Independent College Programs). … Continue reading

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Sandy Tripods

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may have drifted to the far corners of our collective memory, but its impacts are still being felt along the affected region of the Gulf Coast. From Pensacola to New Orleans, there continue to … Continue reading

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TONIGHT /// Dufala Bros. & Matthew Callinan on WHYY

Past Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery artists Billy & Steven Dufala will be featured tonight, Friday March 1st, on WHYY’s Friday Arts program, along with Campus Exhibitions Coordinator Matthew Seamus Callinan. Check out a preview and tune in to WHYY TV 12 … Continue reading

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Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery Opening: Other People’s Property

Photo by Matthew Callinan What meaning can be found in the image of an appropriated image of an Absolut Vodka advertisement where the familiar image of the glass bottle shares the shape of an African slave ship? I went to … Continue reading

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“We Got It Made”

Past Student Arts Fund recipient Jon Appel ’12 created the animation for Plume Giant‘s new music video We Got It Made! Enjoy.

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