Contemporary Salon: Mariam Ghani
Wednesday, February 26
Blaffer Art Museum
FREE and open to the public!
Blaffer Art Museum invites you to a roundtable discussion with local scholars, filmmakers, and artists in conjunction with the exhibition Mariam Ghani: What We Left Unfinished, moderated by Steven Matjicio, Jane Dale Owen Director and Chief Curator at Blaffer Art Museum.
What We Left Unfinished, Ghani’s most extensive work on Afghanistan to date, is a research, film, exhibition, and book project exploring the legacy of five unfinished Afghan feature films shot, but never completed, between 1978 and 1991.
Dina Alsowayel, Associate Director, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Houston;
Siham Bouamer, Asst. Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Sam Houston State University.
Emily Vinson, Audiovisual Archivist and Curator of the KUHT and KUHF Collections, University of Houston Libraries Special Collections.