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On Either Side – Berni Serle

October 1, 2007 - December 14, 2007

The work of South African multi-media artist and 2007-2008 Estelle Lebowitz Visiting Artist-in-Residence Berni Searle is featured in the exhibition On Either Side, opening Monday, October 1, in the Mabel Smith Douglass Library Galleries and continuing through Friday, December 14, 2007.  Douglass Library is located on Rutgers Douglass Campus, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

Searle will present a public lecture titled, “dis-appearance: exploring the ideas of visibility and invisibility in the work of Berni Searle,” in the Mabel Smith Douglass Room in Douglass Library on Wednesday, November 14, 2007. The lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.; it is preceded by a reception with the artist starting at 6 p.m. The public is invited to these events which are free of charge; however lecture reservations are requested at: or call 732-932-7505. Exhibition hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday; Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m., and by appointment.

Berni Searle, who works primarily in video and photography, lives and works in Capetown, South Africa and New York City. Her art works examine the conceptual intersection between personal and social identity as it relates to history, memory, heritage, race, and gender.


Documentation for this event is housed in The Feminist Art Project Archives at Rutgers University.



October 1, 2007
December 14, 2007
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Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries, Douglass Library
8 Chapel Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States


Nicole Plett
732-932-9407 x27
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