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**Please note: Due to the forecast of rain throughout the day, today’s (Thursday, September 9) University Open Air classes have been cancelled. We will notify registered patrons if we’re able to reschedule these classes for another day.

From the Golden Age of Comic Books beginning in the 1930s to the current Golden Age of Television, the American art form of Superhero storytelling has conquered the box office worldwide. In this course, we will deconstruct the metaphors behind the pages and discuss how they reflect societal issues of race, gender, and geopolitical authority in American history.

Alon Andorn is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice encompasses drawing, collage, sculpture & video installation. He holds a Master's degree in Fine Arts and a Bachelor's in Visual Communication, both from the Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design, Israel. Prior to immigrating to the U.S. Andorn has taught art & design in various higher education establishments for over a decade, and in the past years has also worked with kids and teens, teaching Hebrew as well as art.

*In cases of rain, classes will be canceled. Registered patrons will be notified by email on the morning of each course day and are also encouraged to check the UOA webpage and BPL Presents’ Facebook and Twitter pages for updates.

University Open Air is generously supported by The Morris & Alma Schapiro Fund.

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