Roman Signer experiments with everyday objects like chairs, canoes, tables, tents or remote-controlled helicopters and relates them to earth, wind, gunpowder, fire, and water in unexpected ways. All of his sculptures and films are thoughtfully conceived works of art, but they are also radical experiments the outcome of which we (and the artist) can only guess at before they have come to an end.
Join Dr. Deepak Sarma, Professor of Religious Studies at Case Western Reserve University, for this special in-depth exploration of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and yoga.
The triennial Kumbh Mela festivals are the largest gatherings of people on the planet. At their heart are the camps of the sadhus, Hindu holy men, who have been the foremost practitioners of yoga since developing it more than 2,500 years ago.
Guest Curator Dr. Dana E. Cowen discusses how Dürer’s depictions of feminine authority in his more esoteric prints served as vehicles for larger moral, philosophical, and intellectual concepts.
Dr. Antonaras will give an outline of the history of the Byzantine Empire and the shapes, forms, and uses of glass objects present in Byzantine society will be illustrated.