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1 Roof 2 Airs | Reception & Dance Performance

Dance, Leila Awadallah, kneeling with hands over her face looking skyward
Dancer, Leila Awadallah

Event Details

Join us November 7, 5-7 pm for a unique Opening Reception for 1 Roof 2 AirsCo-curated by John Schuerman and Katayoun Amjadi, 1 Roof 2 Airs shares the artwork of ten US-based artists with personal histories from countries experiencing conflict in the Greater Middle East.

Light appetizers and refreshments will be served in the gallery from 5:00 to 7:00. At 5:45 we'll host a live dance performance by Leila Awadallah broadcast from Algeria as well as remarks by co-curator, John Schuerman. Leila was born in Sioux Falls to a family with diasporic Palestinian roots and is currently on a dance tour in the Middle East and Africa performing dance inspired by Arabic letters.

Event Audience

Public includes SDSU Faculty/Staff/Students SDSU Faculty/Staff SDSU Students
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm South Dakota Art Museum

Parking Information

Parking is available without a pass in the Museum's reserved parking just west of the Museum on Harvey Dunn Street (in front of Scobey Hall) and in University lots after 4:00 p.m. Parking is also available on the street on Harvey Dunn Street. Handicapped parking is available on the north side of Harvey Dunn St. just west of Medary Ave. and in the Art Museum parking lot.

Conversation with Leila Awadallah about her performance from Algeria