Sixteen Memos for the Next Millennium

16 Nov 2018 – 14 Dec 2018

Event times

Nov 16th - Dec 14th, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, November 16th 6-8 pm

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no entry cost

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NARS is pleased to present Sixteen Memos for the Next Millennium, an exhibition featuring the works of our 2018 Season IV artists-in-residence.


The exhibition takes its title from Italo Calvino’s ‘Six Memos for the Next Millennium,’ a series of Charles Eliot Norton Poetry Lectures he was invited to give at Harvard University over the course of the academic year between 1985-1986 regarding the literary values he identified as being of most importance for the coming millennium. He had intended to deliver eight lectures in total, but at the time of his departure to Massachusetts, he had written only five of them, which are teeming with references to stories of folklore, mythology, philosophical thought, etc. The sixth, his wife Esther Calvino revealed in the forward of the book, was planned to refer to Herman Melville’s story of ‘Bartleby,’ the scrivener who ‘preferred not to.’

Exhibiting artists

Charlotte Lagro

Elizabeth Moran

Jemila MacEwan

Shihori Yamamoto

Frédérique Ulman-Gagné

Sanié Bokhari

Miranda Blennerhassett

William Miller

Rhonda Weppler

Bernadette Despujols

Jean-Pierre Mot

Leah Hewson

Claudia Cortinez

Linda Loh

Erin Gleason


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