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CASETalk with Makeda Best and Gideon Mendel

This photograph shows a young person wading through a flooded street holding a plastic bag of groceries. The water is almost up to their shoulders.
Gideon Mendel, South African, Wilaiporn Hongjantuek, Amornchai, Bangkok, Thailand, 2011. Archival pigment print mounted to board. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs, 2019.248. © Gideon Mendel.


The CASE Art Fund hosts CASETalk, an engaging online program produced by the CASE Art Fund that tackles various humanitarian issues. In this installment of the series, curator Makeda Best will be in conversation with photographer Gideon Mendel to discuss his personal response to the climate crisis: Drowning World, an art and advocacy project about flooding.

Led by:
Makeda Best, Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museums
Gideon Mendel, artist

This talk will take place online via Zoom. The event is free and open to all, but registration is required. To register, please complete this online form.

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CASETalks is presented with support from the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation.