Events for Saturday, January 28, 2023
Loneliness permeates Adam Ekberg’s whimsical photographs that document the climax of orchestrated events. While the camera freezes them into still lifes, a sense of continuity—like the arc of a story—happens as one realizes that Ekberg (American, b. 1975) invented, manifested, documented, and concluded these events. The objects take on lives of their own, even though we know that such agency is impossible.
Breaking Barriers: The Films of Sidney Poitier Stephen Kumalo (Canada Lee), a black preacher in apartheid South Africa, travels to Johannesburg to help his son, who is accused of murdering a white man. With the assistance of a clergyman (Sidney Poitier), Kumalo seeks to heal the wounds afflicting his family and the family of the murdered man.