Exhibition at the Davis Museum focuses on the uncertainty of refugee journeys

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College is present, Hrair Sarkissian: Horizon, a two-channel video installation that charts one of the shortest and most common refugee routes from Kaş on the southwestern Turkish shore, across the Mycale Strait, to the island of Megisti on the edge of southeastern Greece. The exhibition, which opened on September 19, and runs through December 17, 2017, is on view in the Joan Levine Freedman ’57 and Richard I. Freedman Gallery. “Sarkissian’s installation powerfully evokes the uncertainty of the refugee experience across a perilous route,” said Lisa Fischman, Ruth Gordon Shapiro ’37 Director of the Davis Museum and curator of the exhibition. “It is a great honor to present Sarkissian’s beautiful and moving piece, and to introduce the artist’s work for the first time in New England. It also demonstrates

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