SHOW TELL/TELL SHOW is a half-day of events on the subject of ekphrasis (writing inspired by art and art inspired by literature), curated and moderated by RISD Liberal Arts lecturer Sam Leader.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Panel Discussion (Part 1): 3:00–4:30, Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum

Student Exhibition/Reading: 4:30–6:00, Benson Hall Gallery (235 Benefit Street)

Panel Discussion (Part 2): 6:30–8:00, Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum

Panelists: artists Taylor Baldwin, Jonathan Ehrenberg, Jeffrey Stuker, and Patricia Treib, and writers Erica Ehrenberg, Domenick Ammirati, Tom Sleigh, Mairéad Byrne, and Sara Majka.

Exhibition/reading: objects and texts by students in Sam Leader’s Wintersession RISD course “Ekphrasis and Its Reverse: Writing from Art, Art from Writing.”

SHOW TELL/TELL SHOW is open to the RISD community and to the public, who are invited to attend one, two, or all of the events. Sponsored by the Academic Commons Program and the RISD Writing Center.


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