June 8, 2004 - MoMA PS1 - Creative Politics
June 8, 2004

Creative Politics

Creative Politics: Making Art During War
Thursday, 17 June 2004

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46 Avenue
6:00-8:00 p.m.
(718) 784-2084

www.ps1.org www.wps1.org

Maja Bajevic. Women at Work-Washing Up. Performance/video. Cemberlitas Hamami, Istanbul.

Debates about the relationship of art to politics permeate the history of modern art, but during times of war and intense political conflict, they appear more pressing and raise a number of questions for practicing artists: What does art have to do with politics? Should political conflict inform artistic production and the content of artwork? What power does art have to make social and political change? In a panel discussion moderated by David Little, Director of Adult and Academic Programs at The Museum of Modern Art, artists, critics, and scholars address these questions and more. Panelists include artists Maja Bajevic and Paul Chan, cartoonist Tom Tomorrow, and writer Lawrence Weschler.

This program is free. No tickets required. Space is limited to 70 people.

For more information about this program, please call (212) 708-9781, email adultprograms@moma.org, or visit www.moma.org/events/index.html.
Opening June 27 at P.S.1: presents the first United States solo exhibition of artist Maja Bajevic (b. 1967, Sarajevo; now living in Paris). The exhibition comprises Double Bubble, a recent video work; and Avanti Popolo, a sound installation.

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, a MoMA affiliate www.ps1.org www.wps1.org (718) 784-2084

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