When:
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2022 6:30p -
8:30p

Where:
Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

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Admission:
$15

Categories:
Art

Event website:
https://www.prcboston.org/claire-beckett-november-16-2022/

Event is in-person and online, visit PRCBoston.org for registration and info.

Claire Beckett‘s series, Simulating Iraq, was created from 2006-2017 when she embedded herself on military bases within the United States, photographing the depiction of Arabs and Muslims within the context of counterinsurgency training for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Features of these training environments included costumed role-players, elaborate Hollywood inspired sets, and staged tableaus hinting at the imagined lives of far-away people. Those portrayed in Beckett’s photographs include military personnel, often combat veterans playing the role of enemy combatants, immigrants from Iraq or Afghanistan intended to make the training look and feel realistic, and local American civilians hired to populate the artificial villages.

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