ART 2030 New York

ART 2030 New York

ART 2030

Courtesy ART 2030 New York.

September 17, 2018

ART 2030 New York

A week of art for the United Nations Global Goals
September 24–28, 2018
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ART 2030 is delighted to announce its full program for the 2018 edition of ART 2030 New York, a city-wide initiative uniting the contemporary art world in support of the United Nations’ 17 Global Goals. Coinciding with the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly, the program brings together some of the most important and diverse voices in art to participate in urgent discussions on how best to create and contribute to a shared and sustainable future, with partnering galleries participating by hosting after-hours openings, panel discussions and more.

Chelsea galleries—a pledge for the Global Goals
September 25–27, 6–8pm

303 Gallery, Cheim & Read, David Zwirner, Gagosian, Galerie Lelong & Co., Gladstone Gallery, Hauser & Wirth, James Cohan, Lisson Gallery, Luhring Augustine, Metro Pictures, Pace Gallery, Petzel and Tina Kim Gallery unite to welcome U.N. delegates, the art community, and the public to extended public hours to foster discussion, engagement and advocacy by connecting Global Goals to exhibitions, artists’ oeuvres and each gallery’s own values. 

Gender Equality and Art within the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
September 24, 6–8pm—Gagosian 

Moderator Johanna Burton (Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement, New Museum), discusses with Mary Weatherford (Artist), Ulla Tørnæs (Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark), Cameron Saul (Co-founder of Bottletop, #TOGETHERBAND) and Hadeel Ibrahim (Board Director, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, The Africa Center in New York) how individual and collective action, through creative means, can work to resolve some of the broader issue’s many related biases.

Celebrating a Sector’s Pledge for the Global Goals
September 25, 6:30–8:30pm—Lisson Gallery 

On the U.N. Global Day of Action, ART 2030, Itai Madamombe (Senior Advisor on SDG Innovation, United Nations), Martin Bille Hermann (State Secretary for Development Policy, Denmark) and Lisson Gallery, gather ART 2030 New York’s inaugural partners, friends and supporters, to celebrate the pledges, action and shared values in the art sector uniting to secure a better future. 

Art for a Healthy Planet
September 26, 6:30–8:30pm—Pace Gallery

In collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, John Gerrard (Artist) and Alex Groves (Studio Swine) speak with Cyrill Gutsch (Founder, Parley for the Oceans) on the interlinked issues of Ocean Welfare, Climate Change, Biodiversity and Ecological Crisis, and how their practices continually explore the urgent issues of our natural world. 

An Artist for the Goals: Special Walkthrough
September 27, 6pm—David Zwirner 

An experience of Wolfgang Tillmans’ exhibition How likely is it that only I am right in the matter? in relation to the Global Goals, this event also focuses on the artist’s own passion for issues of Social Justice and Equality.

Art + Practice on the Role of Social Impact and Exposing a Community to Contemporary Art
September 28, 6:30–8:30pm—Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth will present a special focus on how artist Mark Bradford’s nonprofit Art + Practice has supported the needs of foster youth living in South Los Angeles and provided the community of Leimert Park with access to free-museum curated contemporary art. Sophia Belsheim’s (Deputy Director, Art + Practice) presentation will highlight Art + Practice’s background and approach to collaborating with museum institutions and foster youth social service providers as a catalyst for long-term positive change.

ART 2030 New York Art Commission: Tow with the Flow 
September 24, 3:30–4:30pm—New Design High School 

ART 2030 is proud to present the first work commissioned specifically for this year’s program: a unique version of the performance Tow with the Flow (2018) by Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen. Working closely with local students as co-creators, the artwork draws attention to the business of fashion and culture of mass consumption.

ART 2030 is a nonprofit organization uniting art and the United Nations’ Global Goals. Joined by visionaries from the artworld, ART 2030 works to create art projects, platforms and experiences for audiences to engage with the 2030 Agenda in unique and meaningful ways. 

Our supporters include Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor, Alfredo Jaar, Allora & Calzadilla, Danh Vo, Doug Aitken, Ernesto Neto, Frances Morris, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Olafur Eliasson, Shirin Neshat, and Yoko Ono, among others.

ART 2030 New York is supported by Hempel Foundation, World Climate Ltd. and Code Art Fair. 

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