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University of California, Merced


address  5200 Lake Rd.
 Merced, CA  95343
phone (209) 228-4400
www.ucmerced.edu

Waterscapes & Wet Bodies Through the Colonial Eye: West Africa, Hawai'i and India

Waterscapes & Wet Bodies Through the Colonial Eye: West Africa, Hawai'i and India

Art Show, Mixed Media, Multimedia, Gallery, Photography
This exhibit in Kolligian Library illustrates how people in West Africa, Hawaii and India have, historically, understood water; incorporated it into designed landscapes, places of worship, and residence; grappled with its scarcity; and practiced sensual immersive cultural practices such as swimming, bathing, surfing, and ritualized blood sports with marine creatures. The exhibition features a collection of original early modern and modern (ca. 1600 – 1940s) materials of visual culture, including newspapers, travelogues, paintings, photographs, prints, and postcards. Public reception on Feb. 7 from noon to 1 p.m. On view through May 7.
lecture;waterscapes;Hawai'i: West Africa;India;
Event Info: (209) 228-2453
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: centerforhumanities.ucmerced.edu/
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Schedule
Opening reception, Feb. 7, noon-1 p.m.
 • Wed 4/25/18 - Thu 4/26/18 at 7am-12am 
 • Fri 4/27/18 at 7am-6pm 
 • Sat 4/28/18 at 12pm-6pm 
 • Sun 4/29/18 at 12pm-12am 
 • Mon 4/30/18 - Thu 5/3/18 at 7am-12am 
 • Fri 5/4/18 at 7am-12am 
 • Sat 5/5/18 at 7am-9pm 
 • Sun 5/6/18 at 10am-12am 
 • Mon 5/7/18 at 7am-12am