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Mimi Bai: HIDE AND SEE

Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at Mills Gallery at the BCA, Boston MA

Dec 16 2022
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Feb 18 2023
Mimi Bai: HIDE AND SEE

Image credit: Mimi Bai & Sam B. Jones

Mimi Bai: HIDE AND SEE is the sixth exhibition in the 1:1 Exhibition Series presented in the Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts.

Mimi Bai: HIDE AND SEE is the sixth exhibition in the 1:1 Exhibition Series presented in the Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts. Each exhibition in this series presents a collaborative project between one curator and one artist, and either introduces a new artist or highlights a new aspect of a more experienced artist.

In Mimi Bai: HIDE AND SEE, Bai contemplates camouflage as a metaphor for assimilation, a labor-intensive process, and a methodology for survival and communication

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Public ProgrammingPublic Reception & Curatorial WalkthroughFriday, December 16, 2022 | 6–9pmDuring the public reception for Mimi Bai: HIDE AND SEE, visitors will also be able to visit Project Room No. 3: Nathan Heilman the third of the new Mills Gallery Project Room Exhibition Series.We hope you’ll take the opportunity to see new work from our Studio Residency Artists as well, the BCA Artist Studios Building will be open from 5:30–8pm. Explore the four floors next door and visit some BCA studio residents in their studios. Please RSVP. 
Community Conversation: Mimi Bai in dialogue with artists Gohar Dashti and Ngoc-Tran VuSaturday January 24, 2023, 2:00PM | PAO Arts Center, ChinatownMimi Bai will join an artist conversation at PAO Arts Center in Chinatown to share dialogue about the themes of her work.
Film Screening with Live ScoreSaturday February 4, 2023 | BCA Mills GalleryHIDE AND SEE is an experimental narrative film collaboration between Sam B. Jones and Mimi Bai that activates Bai’s clay and textile sculptures as shrouds for two ghostly figures. The two pursue and evade one another across time and space using camouflage and bushcraft techniques — while the film shifts between black and white and color, alternately concealing or revealing the ghosts within their environment. For this special screening, the film’s composer Zain Alam (Humeysha) will perform a blended live and recorded score in the BCA Mills Gallery. Hide and See – Trailer.

LOCATION

Mills Gallery at the BCA

539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

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Face Masks Required: Yes
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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Dates and Times

Wed, Feb 1, 2023

1:00 pm at Mills Gallery at the BCA

Thu, Feb 2, 2023

1:00 pm at Mills Gallery at the BCA

Fri, Feb 3, 2023

1:00 pm at Mills Gallery at the BCA

Sat, Feb 4, 2023

1:00 pm at Mills Gallery at the BCA

Wed, Feb 8, 2023

1:00 pm at Mills Gallery at the BCA