Mala/Maalai

This collaborative performance by Cathy Hsiao and Lakshmi Ramgopal is based on their collective interest in re-figuring the cultural archive. Incorporating the song of a Tamil lullaby passed down through generations and a mother’s Buddhist prayer necklace transformed into a sound sculpture, this ritual performance cites the artists’ personal pasts and the larger historical-cultural contexts that shaped their familial trajectories. Using memory and history, Hsiao and Ramgopal fluidly access tradition as a narrative and formal device for this sound-based performance.

Sunday, July 14 at 3:00pm


DePaul Art Museum
935 W Fullerton Ave

Event Type

Performances

Website

https://resources.depaul.edu/art-muse...

Cost

Free

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