Inspirations from Anting Anting: Magic Objects of Protection

Audience gathered as Jenifer Wofford speaks

Co-sponsored by the Thacher Gallery, this event focused on objects of protection from the Philippines, also known as Anting Anting created by Michael Arcega. For this event, participants presented a brief fictional 2 minute story/visual/poem responding to an art object from the exhibition. Presenters included Samira Abdur-Rahman (English), Edith R. Borbon (Modern and Classical Languages), Liza Locsin (College of Arts and Sciences), Evelyn Rodriguez (Sociology), Jenifer Wofford (Art + Architecture), and Ian Zamora (Gender and Sexuality Center). Michael Arcega, members of the Thacher family, and over 70 faculty, students, staff attending attended this truly unique and communal event.