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Tahir Carl Karmali in conversation with Jesse Firestone at Harvard GSD

  • Gund Hall, Room 510 48 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA, 02138 United States (map)

Tahir Carl Karmali is a Kenyan-born, New York-based visual artist whose work deals with critiquing the global economy, geopolitics and the networks that circulate goods an people. He works across mediums and combines photography, photocopying, collage, textile, paper making, installation and sculpture in his practice. In May, his specially commissioned piece The Lotus he will be part of the The Shed's inaugural Open Call.

Jesse Firestone is an independent curator base in New York. His practice "utilizes art as a generative field fueled by meditation, catharsis, alchemy, and action outside the market." He is currently Open Call Assistant at The Shed, Biennial Advisor at BRIC and is undertaking an MA in Curatorial Arts at the School of Visual Arts, New York. 

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Center for African Studies at Harvard University.

Earlier Event: March 26
Catherine Sullivan at Boston University
Later Event: March 28
Markus Haala at UMASS Lowell