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Artist Talk: Bill McDowell
Lorraine B. Good Room, 2nd Floor BCA Center


Bill McDowell discusses his most recent multi-year photographic project and BCA installation, Roxham Road to North Elbawhich explores the complex ideas and debates surrounding borders, migration, privilege, and racism in today’s society. McDowell shares the evolution of his project and its relationship to his current creative practice before moving to a Q&A in the exhibition gallery. 

Support for Bill McDowell and his project Roxham Road to North Elba is made possible in part by The Humanities Center at the University of Vermont 

William McDowell, Roxham Road Amnesty Plea 1, 2017, inkjet print (detail)

The 2022 Exhibition Year Presented By Mascoma Bank, Community First Since 1899, Certified B Corp, With a circular logo of repeating teardrop shapes

Bill McDowell: Roxham Road to North Elba is sponsored in part by The Maslow Family Foundation. Hospitality sponsors, Lake Champlain ChocolatesFarrell Distributing, and Prophecy Wines.

Burlington City Arts is supported in part by The Vermont Arts Council & the National Endowment for the Arts.

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