Mediumship and Painting: Josephine Halvorson and Erin Yerby in Conversation on Zoom
Join artist Josephine Halvorson and scholar Erin Yerby for a virtual discussion on painting, Spiritualism, communion, transmission, and boundaries.
Focusing on Halvorson’s paintings created in Western MA, they will draw connections to Spiritualist techniques of mediumship, the relationship between place and belonging, and how foregrounding attention opens up onto unexpected visionary experiences. Halvorson’s work is on view in deCordova’s exhibition Visionary New England. Yerby’s study of Spiritualism is based on years of fieldwork and archival study conducted in Spiritualist Churches, home circles, training courses, and inView more