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VIDEO INSTALLATION: UNEARTHING DISASTER I & II

May 20, 2017
5:00 pm
Minnesota Street Project

Opening Reception: May 20, 5- 7 pm with artists remarks at 5:30 pm Exhibition: May 20-June 24, 2017 UC Santa Cruz's Institute of the Arts and Science's presentation of Unearthing Disaster I & II at the Minnesota Street Projects will be the first North American exhibition by two internationally emerging artists, Angela Melitopoulos and Angela Anderson, based in Athens, Greece. Also on exhibit in Germany at dOCUMENTA14, their video installation presents years of research on the destruction of a pristine, mountainous forest region in Northeastern Greece by Eldorado Gold, a Canadian mining company. Since 2013, Melitopolous and Anderson have documented the environmental, social, economic, and psychological damage inflicted on this region by El Dorado's construction of a massive open pit gold mine.

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