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January 21, 2021 at 6:30 pm | Virtual Program, Public Programs

Virtual Artist Talk: Bridget Elmer and Emily Larned of ILSSA

Thursday, January 21 | 6:30 PM
$10; Free for members
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Join artists Bridget Elmer and Emily Larned, the duo behind Impractical Labor in Service of the Speculative Arts (ILSSA), joined by Exhibitions Director Richard Klein and Director of Education Namulen Bayarsaihan in a conversation about their participatory mail art ballot project the day after the presidential inauguration. The ILSSA Ballot for Twenty Twentyinvited one hundred participants to reflect on the year 2020 and the presidential election by filling out responses on custom-designed letterpress ballots they received in the mail from Elmer and Larned and mailing them back to the Museum. This project and the submitted ballots are on view at The Aldrich in concurrence with the Twenty Twenty exhibition.


Related Exhibitions

October 12, 2020 to March 14, 2021 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Twenty Twenty



Top image: Typesetting of an ILSSA Ballot for Twenty Twenty in the artists's Bridgeport studio.