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Curator’s Talk: France Morin

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Curator’s Talk: France Morin

Tue, Jan 24, 2012 4:30 PM

Independent curator and art historian France Morin talks about her work with the Quiet in the Land—a nonprofit organization she founded in 1995 that has implemented a series of collaborative projects making deeply rooted connections between internationally recognized contemporary artists and communities located in Sabbathday Lake, Maine (U.S.A.), Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, and Luang Prabang, Laos.

Morin and was senior curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York from 1989 to 1994. She is the author of numerous catalogue essays and articles for art magazines including Art Journal and Parachute. Her major publications include The Quiet in the Land: Luang Prabang, Laos (2009); Heavenly Visions: Shaker Gift Drawings and Gift Songs (2001); The Quiet in the Land: Everyday Life, Contemporary Art, and Projeto Axé (2000); and The Interrupted Life (1991). More information about the Quiet in the Land may be found at thequietintheland.org.

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