The Contest of the Fruits takes a nineteenth-century Uyghur allegorical poem as the point of departure for investigations into language, politics, religion, humor, resilience, and resistance in a pluralistic world. It includes a virtual series, publication, new animation work, and exhibition at Haverford’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery by renowned artist collective Slavs and Tatars in partnership with Haverford College’s Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities, Twelve Gates Arts, and the Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia.
The Contest of the Fruits exhibit runs from September 10th - December 12, 2021. All exhibits and events are free and open to the public. Join us for the exhibition opening on Friday, September 10th!
At 5pm, join us in the Whitehead Campus Center (Rm. 313) for a conversation with Assistant Professor of Religion Guangtian Ha and Slavs and Tatars. Reception to follow outdoors in front of the Whitehead Campus Center.
For full schedule details and locations, visit: exhibits.haverford.edu/thecontestofthefruits/exhibits-and-events/. The Contest of the Fruits is supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. If you have any questions or issues registering, please email: [email protected]
Visitors to The Contest of the Fruits exhibition and related in-person programming are required to wear masks at all times while indoors. Visitors should practice social distancing when interacting with anyone outside their family. If you or anyone in your group feels unwell, thinks they may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, or are waiting for COVID-19 test results, please refrain from visiting and reschedule your visit for another time.