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Paul Chan


Photo: Lynne Stewart

Paul Chan
Untitled Video on Lynne Stewart and Her Conviction, The Law and Poetry, 2006

The Box

As part of the Wexner Center’s 25th anniversary, The Box is dedicating the entire year of programming to work produced in the Film/Video Studio. Screenings in this free exhibition space for video, located just across from the Wexner Center Store, run continuously seven days a week, the same hours as our ticket office (Mon–Wed: 9 AM–6 PM; Thu–Fri: 9 AM–8 PM; Sat: 10 AM–8 PM; Sun: 11 AM–6 PM).

Tue, May 1, 2007Thu, May 31, 2007
Repeats every day until Thu May 31 2007.

In this video portrait of human rights attorney Lynne Stewart, New York–based artist and activist Paul Chan interweaves the languages of poetry and law to connect ideas of beauty and justice.

On February 10, 2005, Stewart was convicted of providing material support for a terrorist conspiracy. The first lawyer to be convicted of aiding terrorism in the United States, Stewart was recently sentenced to 28 months in prison (pending appeal). (18 mins., video)

Picture Lock: 25 Years of Film/Video Residencies at the Wex

Learn more about our four-day celebration of the Film/Video Studio here (then grab a Festival Pass for admission to all screenings and conversations here). 

The Decline of Western Civilization

Don't miss your chance to see filmmaker Penelope Spheeris introduce her iconic The Decline of Western Civilization on Friday, October 23—get your tickets now.