UNFAMILIAR TIES // HYPERCULTURAL CONVERSATIONS:

ARTIST TALK WITH REBECCA BEACHY/CHICAGO

DOWN TO EARTH: TRACING THE SUTURES
OF THE AMERICAN A2 BOMBER JACKET

Saturday, July/22/2017, 18:30 h.

Chicago

Re-examining a heritage of disaster sensed in the the smooth Elbe river bricks of Hamburg back in 2014,
Rebecca returns to FRISE with a project that begins to stitch together pieces of a personal history—
beginning with hand-processed leather from two American deer hides and a pattern traced
out of her grandfather’s personal monument, his WW2 bomber jacket.

Learn more:
www.hyperculturalpassengers.org
www.rebeccabeachy.com