Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University

New Terrains: Mobility & Migration
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Do Ho Suh: The Spaces in Between
May 10, 2018–February 25, 2019

In this exhibition, artist Do Ho Suh uses a chandelier, wallpaper, and a decorative screen to focus attention on issues of migration and transnational identity. Using repetition, uniformity, and shifts in scale, Suh questions cultural and aesthetic differences between his native Korea and his adopted homes in the United States and Europe. 


Alphabété: The World Through the Eyes of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré
June 20, 2018–March 2, 2019

This exhibition is about artist, poet, researcher, and inventor Frédéric Bruly Bouabré who created an original pictographic alphabet as a way to borrow from, yet subvert, the medium of his French colonizers. Among the first generation in his native Ivory Coast to be formally taught how to write, Bouabré was inspired to translate the Bété oral language into written form. From the 1970s until his death in 2014, he also created hundreds of brightly colored postcard-size illustrations that incorporate African writing systems, popular culture, scientific theories, and tongue-in-cheek humor.


Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way
Stanford, CA 94305
Gallery hours: Monday 11am–5pm; Tuesday closed; Wednesday 11am–5pm; Thursday 11am–8pm; Friday-Sunday 11am–5pm
Ticketing: free