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John and June Allcott Gallery: Migiwa Orimo, Strangers’ Bundles: Hours of Woods

January 18, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
John and June Allcott Gallery


Gallery Talk: January 25, 6-7 pm
Registration Link (available until the start of the event): https://unc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArdeCvrzoqHdwhKlyvk4ibafoeFYg5fhSF

Gallery Hours: Per the Department of Art & Art History’s semester Covid policies, the exhibition can be viewed through the gallery’s glass front wall, 9-5 M-F

“Slippage” (or the points of disjunctions): interrupted continuity of land and time; the fragility of connection; mistakes and failures.

In whatever form “slippage” takes–physical, political, or cultural–we become sensors and experience the slippage as shifted sense of equilibrium.

In trying to regain balance, we notice, remember, observe, measure, witness, suspect, and probe. Some look at nature with inquisitive eyes; some pay attention to a subtle shift in use of language; some become activists; some bring themselves together as a community of learners.  

— The artist’s note following the 2011 Great Tohoku Earthquake and the Fukushima Nuclear Plant Disaster

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The John and June Allcott Gallery has a three-tiered mission: (1) to exhibit the work of professional artists, (2) to exhibit faculty work, and (3) to provide exhibition opportunities for studentsA faculty committee plans and manages the gallery exhibitions with the help of Graduate Assistants. Assistants take part in all facets of the gallery’s operations. Created through a generous gift from the Allcott family, the Gallery is named for former Art Department Chair, John Allcott, and his wife, artist June Allcott

John and June Allcott Gallery
Hanes Art Center, 115 S Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Website: https://art.unc.edu/venue/john-and-june-allcott-gallery/
Phone: 919-962-2015