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All MCAM exhibitions and programs are open to the public. Admission is free unless otherwise stated.

Cut-outs MAR 14, 2020 POSTPONED: THE CUT-OUTS: MOLISSA FENLEY, BOB HOLMAN, KEITH PATCHEL 3:00 pm, ROTHWELL THEATER A cross-disciplinary performance featuring choreographer Molissa Fenley, poet Bob Holman, and composer Keith Patchel, inspired by Henri Matisse’s pioneering paper cut-outs. Matisse described his approach to creating these colorful paper compositions as “drawing with scissors.” The performance will be accompanied by an exhibition of Cut Outs from Matisse’s Jazz Suite, from MCAM’s Print Collection, in Slide Space 123, curated by Mills College Studio Art students.
Ajay Gehlawat MAR 18, 2020 POSTPONED:AJAY GEHLAWAT: BURN THE WOMEN AND MAKE IT LOOK PRETTY: BOLLYWOOD AND FASCIST AESTHETICS 7:00 pm, DANFORTH LECTURE HALL Ajay Gehlawat is Professor of Theatre and Film at Sonoma State University. He is the author of numerous studies of popular Hindi cinema, including Reframing Bollywood (2010) and Twenty-First Century Bollywood (2015). Most recently he co-edited The Evolution of Song and Dance in Hindi Cinema (2019). His research and teaching interests include popular Hindi cinema (aka Bollywood), postcolonial studies and popular culture. Abstract.