The Geometry of Conscience, 2010, Alfredo Jaar.

"It is Difficult"


Museum Lecture Hall

Artist, architect, and filmmaker Alfredo Jaar, winner of the MacArthur and Guggenheim awards, discusses his recent work and reflects on "The Rwanda Project." The lecture's title refers to the lines by poet William Carlos Williams: It is difficult / to get the news / from poems / yet men die miserably every day / for lack / of what is found there. Jaar's work is featured in the current exhibition Breaking News: Turning the Lens on Mass Media.

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