After viewing any one of the exhibits/pieces noted below, discuss the ways in which symbolic culture is manifested through the creation of material culture. In other words, what values, ideologies and/or beliefs come to life through the “story” the exhibit tells. What role does the sociological imagination (the intersection of biography and history) play in your analysis? You may discuss 1-2 exhibits or any other displays not listed below (2-3 pages).
Current Exhibits/Artistic Pieces
UNESCO Green Citizens
UN Headquarters: A Workshop for Peace
Mine Action is Humanitarian Action
The Ark of Return (permanent)
The 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by artist Octavio Roth
Any other murals, works of art, interactive displays (ex. Freerice.com)