Exploring Trauma, Gender, Belonging And Identity With Chantal Akerman At The Museum Of Contemporary Art

The two works by renowned filmmaker Chantal Akerman, In the Mirror (2007) and NOW (2015) speak to the issues that Akerman has explored throughout her career: trauma, gender, belonging and identity. Continue reading Exploring Trauma, Gender, Belonging And Identity With Chantal Akerman At The Museum Of Contemporary Art

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Taking A Journey Into The Collective Subconscious With Basma Alsharif’s Exhibition At The Museum Of Contemporary Art

Basma Alsharif’s exhibition at MOCA intertwines four major works, each one presented as a staged setting. Using many different media, she takes us on journeys into the collective subconscious, exploring the tools we all use to understand the ghosts of history. Continue reading Taking A Journey Into The Collective Subconscious With Basma Alsharif’s Exhibition At The Museum Of Contemporary Art

Getting Over Winter With Apolonija Šušteršič’s ‘Light Therapy’ Room At The Museum Of Contemporary Art

The Light Therapy room at MOCA is filled with a generous amount of light to simulate a bright, sunny day. Exposure to light is used as a treatment for seasonal affective disorder (SAD), milder winter blues and sleep disorders caused by jet lag and overwork, or lack of daylight. Continue reading Getting Over Winter With Apolonija Šušteršič’s ‘Light Therapy’ Room At The Museum Of Contemporary Art