Gambling on Visibility

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for "Gambling on Visibility," a conversation about the challenges of representing precarious life. Organized in conjunction with the installation "The Zama Zama Project," this event will feature a conversation with Ilisa Barbash and Rosalind Morris about the ethics and politics of representing vulnerable communities. What do those who have been marginalized in and […]

Documentary for Critical Times

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for "Documentary for Critical Times," a conversation about the possibilities and limits of the moving image in times of crisis. Organized in conjunction with the installation "The Zama Zama Project," this event will feature a conversation with Susan Meiselas and Rosalind Morris about what it means to produce documents and documentaries of crisis—whether […]

“Mass Shootings and the Quest for Fame”

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Attend "Mass Shootings and the Quest for Fame," a public conversation at Slought on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 6:30-8:30pm. The event will explore how the quest for fame motivates mass shooters, and will feature survivor and activist Samantha Fuentes and cultural anthropologist Eric Montgomery in conversation, moderated by artist Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri. Additional details are […]

Special Screening of “Concerning Violence: Nine Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense”

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join the Penn SP2 Social Justice & Arts Integration Initiative for a special screening of Concerning Violence: Nine Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense (2014), a film directed by Göran Hugo Olsson featuring newly discovered archive material about the struggle for liberation from colonial rule in the '60s and '70s. The screening will take place on Friday, March 29, […]

Film Screening: The Narrow Frame of Midnight

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for a special screening of Itar El-Layl / The Narrow Frame of Midnight (2014), a narrative film directed by Tala Hadid about the intersecting destinies of three people on a journey from Morocco to Istanbul, across the plains of Kurdistan, and beyond. The screening will take place on Friday, December 14, 2018 from 6-9pm at […]

Film Screening: White Sun

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for a special screening of White Sun (2016), a film directed by Deepak Rauniyar that explores the damage done to Nepalese society by the decade-long civil war between Maoists and Nepal's monarchical government. The screening will take place on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 6-9pm at Slought. It will be followed by a conversation with […]

“Photographic Memory:” Dr. Deborah Willis

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Slought and Penn School of Social Policy & Practice are pleased to announce Photographic Memory, an exhibition of archival imagery by Maurice Sorrell (1914-1998), the first Black member of the White House Photographers Association, on display at Slought from June 21, 2018 to July 21, 2018. In conjunction with the exhibition, curator Stephanie Renée will dialogue with […]

“Photographic Memory:” J. Michael Harrison

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Slought and Penn School of Social Policy & Practice are pleased to announce Photographic Memory, an exhibition of archival imagery by Maurice Sorrell (1914-1998), the first Black member of the White House Photographers Association, on display at Slought from June 21, 2018 to July 21, 2018. In conjunction with the exhibition, curator Stephanie Renée will dialogue with J. […]