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The Ruby is a catalyst for creativity and a new home for making art at Duke University.
Date & Time
September 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Free; no RSVP required. Everyone welcome.
Ruby Lounge at the Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705 United States

Drop by the Ruby at noon on Friday for a casual art talk and free lunch! Speakers include Duke faculty and students who have produced work during a Rubenstein Arts Center arts project residency, as well as visiting artists and local NC creatives. Learn about the behind-the-scenes aspect of the creative process, careers in the arts, and more.

Cornered is a new video installation by Raquel Salvatella de Prada, a professor in the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke. It represents the motivation and struggles of African immigrants leaving their home country and making an attempt, most often failed, to cross the border from Morocco to the Spanish cities of Melilla and Ceuta, the only European cities on Africa’s mainland.

This Ruby Friday event is your opportunity learn about this multifaceted and collaborative work from its creator, and then experience it yourself.

Dark shot of people poised at the top of a high fence
In Transit: Arts & Migration in Europe
This fall, the Nasher Museum, Rubenstein Arts Center, John Hope Franklin Center and the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library have collaborated to present a multi-site art installation, In Transit: Arts & Migration Around Europe. At the Nasher Museum, In Transit: Arts & Migration Around Europe introduces, through art, a new history and context to the ongoing global refugee crisis. Duke undergraduate students and professors Helen Solterer, Elvira Vilches and other members of the In Transit research group, Raquel Salvatella de Prada and Pedro Lasch, contributed to the exhibition through seminars and conversations.

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