Plain Sight DC and the EU National Institutes of Culture Present A Window to Europe Through Literature & Art

By Editorial Team on September 27, 2021
Courtesy of Plain Sight DC.
On View: September 27, 2021 – January 23, 2022

Plain Sight DC and the EU National Institutes of Culture in Washington, DC (EUNIC) are proud to present A Window to Europe: Through Literature & Art, a series of short exhibitions featuring eleven visual artists from the Washington, DC region who will create work in response to eleven books by European writers, as part of the 2021 Europe Readr project. This exhibition series is presented in partnership with the EUNIC Global and the Delegation of the European Union to the United States.

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Featured Artists: Hoesy Corona, Alanna Reeves, Michael Thron, Michal Gavish, Julie Wills, MK Bailey, Antonio McAfee, Emily Fussner, Stephanie Williams, Lionel Frazier White III, and Sobia Ahmad.

Featured Writers: Lukas Jüliger, Roser Capdevila, Bernardo P. Carvalho, Julia Fiedorczuk, Axel Lindén, Drago Jančar, Marek Šindelka, Tiziano Fratus, Michael Roher, Ann De Bode, and Laurie Agusti

Exhibiting artists’ works will explore themes ranging from vulnerability, the natural world, identity, competing human economic and ecological needs, nostalgia, and the limitations of our physical bodies.

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
Sept 27 – Oct 13
Germany: Hoesy Corona + Lukas Jüliger
Spain: Alanna Reeves + Roser Capdevila

Oct 17 – Nov 2
Portugal: Michael Thron + Bernardo P. Carvalho
Poland: Michal Gavish + Julia Fiedorczuk

Nov 6 – 22
Sweden: Julie Wills + Axel Lindén
Slovenia: MK Bailey + Drago Jančar

Nov 28 – Dec 14
Czech Republic: Antonio McAfee + Marek Šindelka
Italy: Emily Fussner + Tiziano Fratus

Dec 18 – Jan 3
Austria: Stephanie Williams + Michael Roher
Belgium (Flanders): Lionel Frazier White III + Ann De Bode

Jan 7 – 23
France: Sobia Ahmad + Laurie Agusti

About Europe Readr The digital Europe Readr platform brings current social issues to readers around the world. It encourages reflection on the world we want to live in, presenting us with an opportunity to consider the European Union as a community in all its diversity and interconnectedness and as a community with a common future. Numerous accompanying events around the world—from Paris to Helsinki, from Washington to Beijing—encourage the creation of public spaces dedicated to reading and the exchange of ideas on the world of the future. They are organized by the Network of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in cooperation with a number of local partners around the world. Europe Readr puts into practice the new paradigm of European collaboration in culture, based on dialogue and promoting culture as a driving force of sustainable development and social inclusion.