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Panel Discussion: Documenting the Spirit

April 01, 2017

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Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
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443-573-1700

Overview

This panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Bernadette Wegenstein, Director of Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Advanced Media Studies, brings together practitioners, scholars, and observers of various religious and shamanistic traditions. Panelists Artists Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj Dr. Yvonne Chireau, Professor of Religion, Swarthmore College Dr. Michael Hanchard, Professor of Africana Studies at University of Pennsylvania Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, Founder of the Empowerment Temple Inspired by a film by Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj on view at the BMA, the discussion will explore how spiritual experience is mediated through such diverse formats as art, film, the news, scholarly texts, sermons, and prayer, as well as how the spiritual can be made tangible to believers and non-believers alike.

Event Details

Event Category General Information Neighborhood

  • Art Museums & Galleries
  • Free
  • Free Admission
  • Charles Street Scenic Byway

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