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Collapsed Distances/Transformed Space

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Public Programs

Collapsed Distances/Transformed Space

February 13 1997

Drawing upon cinema, literature, and the visual arts, panelists discussed how complex processes of globalization destabilize concepts of nation, state, and identity.  Presented in conjunction with the New Museum’s exhibition Remota: Airmail Paintings by Eugenio Dittborn.1  

Panelists included: Caren Kaplan, author of Questions of Travel: Postmodern Discourses of Displacement; Hamid Naficy, author of Otherness and the Media: The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged; and Brian Goldfarb, Curator of Education, The New Museum of Contemporary Art.