One of the phenomena to emerge from the transformations we have become accustomed to calling globalization is the challenge the individual is confronted with of trying to localize himself, in other words, to maintain a functioning sense of place. Without a doubt, the increased mobility of people, markets, images and ideas does not pose the same challenges to businesspeople as it does to the artists swept up in the global circus of biennials, or to migrants. Nonetheless, it is evident that various groups are directly affected by the changing speed and rhythm of transnational movement, by the need to adapt to different environments and to be in one way or another both here and there at the same time. The two exhibitions during the winter semester examine very different aspects of this push and pull between places and paths.  >>