The Menil Collection

Members Noontime Talk on Feeling Time, Feeling History: Francis Alÿs and the Fabiola Project

Friday, May. 4, 2018 – Friday, May. 4, 2018

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

may 4 fabiola talk

The Fabiola Project installed at the Byzantine Fresco Chapel. Photo: Paul Hester

Join Jessamine Batario, Vivian L. Smith Foundation Fellow, to discuss how Francis Alÿs plays with and challenges the orderly conceptions of time in the Fabiola Project and other works. How does the category of the contemporary become historical? Beyond showcasing a group of icons, what makes this contemporary installation Byzantine?

Held every Friday for a small group, Member Noontime Talks make exhibitions more intimate and reveal the collection as never before. To sign up, please RSVP to membership@menil.org. If you are not currently a Menil Member, you can learn more and join here.



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  • Byzantine Fresco Chapel, 4011 Yupon Street

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