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University of Mississippi

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Event Information:

  • Wed
    29
    Sep
    2021

    Common Good Atlanta Exhibit

    5-7pmOxford Powerhouse

    Special Sarahfest Pop-up art exhibit to showcase work from current and formerly incarcerated individuals

    See Us Differently is a multimedia exhibit comprising bookmaking, paintings, mixed media sculptures, and graphic narratives based on Milton’s Paradise Lost and Shelley’s Frankenstein, were created by current and formerly incarcerated individuals taking free college courses through Common Good Atlanta (CGA). The exhibit is being brought to Oxford through a partnership with CGA, Emory University, and the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies. It is also made possible through co-sponsorships with the Creative Writing Concentration program at the University of Mississippi and the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council in Oxford.

    The exhibit, at the Oxford Powerhouse located at 413 S 14th Street, will only be available Sept. 29 from 5-7 pm. A special program begins at 5:30, with a pre-recorded Zoom call of artists Noe Martinez, Janine Solursh, and Katrina Butler, who were unable to attend the show. Afterward, there will be an in-person roundtable discussion with Bill Taft, CGA academic director, Patrick Rodriguez, director of advocacy and community engagement and CGA alumnus, and Matt Bondurant, director of the UM Creative Writing Concentration Program. The event is free and open to the public. Masks are required.

    For more information about the venue, call the Powerhouse Community Arts Center at 662-236-6429. For information about the event and to request disability services, visit

     https://www.sarahfest.rocks.