California is an elusive dream, but also a cruel illusion. It is both the Golden State and the “plundered province,” a place of beauty and brutality, sanctuary and exclusion. Lands of Promise and Peril: Geographies of California explores the material places and social spaces that have created both astonishing prosperity and intractable inequality in the state.
December 11, 2019 – April 26, 2020
UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive