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Aram Han At The Smithsonian's Archives Of American Art

Aram Han At The Smithsonian's Archives Of American Art
US Citizenship Test Sampler (work in progress), photo credit: Hyounsang Yoo.

art:i:curate artist Aram Han leads an artist talk and workshop at the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art within the context of the current exhibition 'Artist Teacher Organizer: Yasuo Kuniyoshi in the Archives of American Art'. 

 

During her artist talk she will place a specific focus on her work and touring art project entitled 'U.S. Citizenship Test Samplers' and will present an overview of the needlework samplers in that particular project.

 

Sewn samplers were used in Colonial America to teach young children needlework and the alphabet. US Citizenship Test Project is a series of citizenship classes and workshops taking place where communities of non-citizen immigrants come together to learn the citizenship test material through the act of sewing. Han is currently hand-sewing the 100 civic study questions and answers of the U.S. Naturalisation Test. As a group, Han will lead a discussion about the U.S. Naturalization test and consider what it means to be an American by crafting an alternative set of U.S. Citizenship test questions. The group will decide which questions are most meaningful, which are irrelevant to their experience, and what new questions should be added to better define the groups’ understanding of what is and should be American.

 

In addidtion to her artist talk, the artist will lead a 3 hour sampler workshop during which participants will have the chance to learn more about the U.S. Citizenship test as well as learn how to sew and work on samplers. 

 

The artist talk will take place on June 18, 5:00–6:30 pm, at the MacMillan Education Center.

The sampler workshop will take place on June 20, 12:00–3:00 pm, at Kogod Courtyard.

 

 

US Citizenship Test Sampler (work in progress), photo credit: Hyounsang Yoo.

 

 

Collect art by Aram Han.



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