ELA Founding Director Kevin Bright ’76 was moved by the presentation and stories that the artists shared.
“Your stories are so important because you didn’t overcome something small to get here,” said Bright, who felt compelled to ask some of the artists to leave photos to hang in the ELA conference room.
Greenwell encouraged students to question the visitors about their art in the cultural and historical context of Colombia to foster a more nuanced and personalized understanding of the material. “It turned out really well,” she said: “My students got to have real one-on-one conversations with the artists.
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“Through Our Eyes”: Works by nine student artists from the National University of Colombia. Ends Friday, Punahou School, Kirsch Gallery.