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Meet the Artist: Javier Téllez in Conversation with W.J.T. Mitchell

Sunday, April 22, 2018 | 2 pmMAG Auditorium

Artist Javier Téllez will discuss his recent commission for MAG, NOSFERATU (The Undead) and the connections between cinema and mental health with the eminent scholar and theorist W. J. T. Mitchell, the 2017-2018 Distinguished Visiting Humanist at the University of Rochester and the Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of English, Art History, and Visual Arts at the University of Chicago.

Included with museum admission. Museum admission is FREE for UR faculty, staff and students with ID.

Javier Téllez has curated the film series After Bedlam: The Mental Institution Film at the Dryden Theatre, in tandem with his commission for the MAG. For dates and the full program, please visit Eastman Museum's site.

For other lectures and events related to W.J.T. Mitchell’s tenure as the 2017-2018 Distinguished Visiting Humanist at the University of Rochester, learn more here.

Sponsored by an anonymous donor. The Distinguished Visiting Humanist program is supported by The Humanities Center, The College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, University of Rochester.

Left: Javier Téllez, photo courtesy of the artist. Right: Portrait of W.J.T. Mitchell by Luca del Baldo.

Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

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Lectures and Talks



$15 general admission $12 senior citizens (62+) $6 college students with ID $6 children 6–18 FREE for children 5 and under FREE for University of Rochester students, faculty and staff with current ID.

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