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As part of their fall 2011 season, CFAM presented an intriguing little exhibition that comprised much more than the sum of its parts. A cursory glance at the hallway display would reveal only a small bronze statue of a Japanese boy and a vitrine full of old letters and newspaper clippings, telling the story of how the bronze figure was donated to the college by an alum after World War II and later repatriated to Okinawa, from whence it came. In fact, Contested Object took on major issues of cultural dominion, the meaning of ownership and the changing tides of acceptable racism with bravery and unflinching self-examination. Kudos to Rollins anthropology student Cory Baden and art history professor Susan Libby for their rigorous research, to college president emerita Rita Bornstein for being willing to consider that the college may have done "wrong" in the past, and to curator Jonathan Walz and his staff for always nudging CFAM's offerings in challenging and modern directions.
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Hosted by Professor Steven Sidebotham, University of Delaware
CFAM and the Department of Art and Art History at Rollins College present the Rollins senior exhibition opening
Showcasing work from the permanent collection that illustrate social, political and religious changes in 17th and 18th century Europe
Rollins College faculty show recent work: Joshua Almond, Rose Casterline, Dana Hargrove, Dawn Roe and Rachel Simmons
Showcasing graduating studio art majors
Workshops inspired by current exhibitions featuring a tour and a hands-on activity lead by local artists
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