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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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2 E 91st St
New York, NY 10128 United States

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August 2017
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The Disappearance Portraits at Cooper Hewitt

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Jonah Bokaer’s The Disappearance Portraits, his only 2017 Solo work, is a live installation created in dialogue with Soundwalk Collective over many years of collaboration. The material contents focus on reverse migration in The Red Sea, a critical hypotenuse between Arab, African, and Middle Eastern neighbors. In addressing trans-cultural migration and displacement issue in several iterative works over the years, Jonah Bokaer and Soundwalk have each attempted to distinguish migrants, from asylum seekers, from refugees, in a variety of specific…

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