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A Show of Hands

Htein Lin. A Show of Hands, 2013–present. Surgical plaster and multimedia installation. Dimensions variable. (Maria Baranova-Suzuki/Asia Society)

As part of the exhibition After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History, we are presenting A Show of Hands, a multimedia installation by Htein Lin. The artist has invited three past political prisoners based in New York City to have their hands cast by him in the Asia Society Visitor Center as part of this ongoing project. Please join us to listen to the testimonies of their experiences as political prisoners as the artist engages them in conversation while casting their hands. 

 

Event Details

Sat 16 Sep 2017
11:30am - 12:30pm

725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Free and open to the public