Another great turn out! Thanks to everyone who showed up for our conversation with Gonkar (and I believe even more of you showed up for the food) and of course to Gonkar Gyatso for visiting campus! It’s not everyday you get to speak to someone from the Venice Biennale!
And of course – a two thumbs (way) up and thank-you to Mr. John Francone and the DC staff for all their hard work for our food festival. Everyone was really impressed by the food – loved the bubble tea!
Friday’s come and gone and I think it’s safe to say that it was a successful night! Thank you to EVERYONE who showed up for Prof. Appiah’s talk (We had a full house in Sharpless which was absolutely fantastic!) and later at the opening! Another big thanks to the Hurford Humanities Center staff and Matthew at CFG for working up to the very last minute, so that we could have the best exhibition and opening possible. Last but definitely not least, thank you to our special guests for the evening, Prof. Kwame Anthony Appiah, and artists Fariba Alam, Gonkar Gyatso and Daniel Kojo Schrade! thank you thank you thank you!
The opening’s ended but things have just started! Gonkar Gyatso arrives again on Tuesday, March 23 for an artist’s conversation followed by our exciting International Food Festival. So, bring your questions and appetite -should be a great time!