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Paul Chan


Photo: Lynne Stewart

Paul Chan
Untitled Video on Lynne Stewart and Her Conviction, The Law and Poetry, 2006

The Box

As part of the Wexner Center’s 25th anniversary, The Box is dedicating the entire year of programming to work produced in the Film/Video Studio. Screenings in this free exhibition space for video, located just across from the Wexner Center Store, run continuously seven days a week, the same hours as our ticket office (Mon–Wed: 9 AM–6 PM; Thu–Fri: 9 AM–8 PM; Sat: 10 AM–8 PM; Sun: 11 AM–6 PM).

Tue, May 1, 2007Thu, May 31, 2007
Repeats every day until Thu May 31 2007.

In this video portrait of human rights attorney Lynne Stewart, New York–based artist and activist Paul Chan interweaves the languages of poetry and law to connect ideas of beauty and justice.

On February 10, 2005, Stewart was convicted of providing material support for a terrorist conspiracy. The first lawyer to be convicted of aiding terrorism in the United States, Stewart was recently sentenced to 28 months in prison (pending appeal). (18 mins., video)

Ballet Boys

Enjoy 25% off purchases and complimentary gift-wrapping in the Wexner Center Store, a free film screening, an exclusive gallery tour, and more during Member Appreciation Days, coming up December 3–6.

Temporary closure

Wexner Center for the Arts

Due to an ongoing investigation, the Wexner Center will be closed to the public on Tuesday. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will update this space and our Facebook page as new information is released.