The Forgotten Space at International House

From the I-House website:

Co-presented with the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of the History of Art, Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA), and the Slought Foundation.

Follow the exchange of container cargo and the workers who facilitate its journey around the world through The Forgotten Space, a film by Allan Sekula and Noël Burch. Sekula will introduce the film and discuss his ongoing exploration of the sea as an essential, but all too often invisible site of labor and global exchange.

Wednesday, January 18, 7:00pm at
International House Philadelphia’s Ibrahim Theater

The Forgotten Space
with an introduction by Allan Sekula
dirs, Allan Sekula & Noël Burch, 2010, 112 mins, color/black-and-white, sound

Film screening preceeded by a conversation with Allan Sekula & Kaja Silverman
Tuesday, January 17, 6:30pm at
Slought Foundation (4017 Walnut St.)

**Please note the different day and location for the conversation portion of this two-day program.

Official site.

Author: Eric Bresler

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