Adah Hannah: The Decameron Retold

  • Dates: February 19, 2019 - April 20, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Location: Richmond Art Gallery
  • Address: 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC
  • Phone: 604.247.8300
  • Price: By Donation

The Decameron Retold, is based on Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th century work. A collection of novellas comprised of one hundred tales told by ten young women and men sequestered in a villa outside of Florence to escape the Black Plague. For the exhibition Hannah has created a series of video tableaux vivants using Boccaccio’s frame narrative as the departure point. Working with community members in front of and behind the camera, and incorporating local stories.