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March 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CST
“Shawnee, Ohio” will have its premiere screening at the Wexner Center for the Arts on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 4pm CST | 5pm EST. It is free, and will run through March 16.
Learn more and get tickets here.
Harnetty‘s “Shawnee, Ohio” — presented here in a newly edited film version — weaves together field and archival recordings, video, images, and newly composed music to critically examine and explore issues of extraction, economy, and ecology in Appalachian Ohio. As with many of his other projects, Harnetty drew from extensive archival recordings as well as regional music and personal testimony to create a transporting portrait that places history in dialogue with our lived experience today.
“Shawnee, Ohio” features performances from Harnetty, Paul de Jong (The Books), Anna Roberts-Gevalt (Anna and Elizabeth), and Katie Porter (Red Desert), among other distinguished musicians.
Brian Harnetty is an Ohio-based interdisciplinary artist using sound and listening to foster social change. “Shawnee, Ohio” was given 5/5 stars from MOJO magazine and named their 2019 Underground Album of the Year. It was co-commissioned by the Wexner Center for the Arts, Duke Performances, and Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, and has received support from Creative Capital, A Blade of Grass, and the Ohio Arts Council.