Winter/Spring 2019 public programs

Winter/Spring 2019 public programs

New Museum

(1) Nari Ward, We the People, 2011. Shoelaces, 96 x 324 inches. Speed Art Museum, Gift of Speed Contemporary. Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York, Hong Kong, and Seoul. (2) Jeffrey Gibson, Wendell and Xavier, 2018. Digital photograph, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., Kavi Gupta, and Roberts Projects. Photo: Peter Mauney. (3) Eduardo Kac, Reabracadabra, 1985 (reconstruction). Animated poem for Videotexto. Courtesy the artist.

January 22, 2019
Winter/Spring 2019 public programs
New Museum
235 Bowery
New York, NY 10002

The New Museum announces its Winter/Spring 2019 season of public programming. Highlights for this season include gallery talks and discussions related to exhibitions Nari Ward: We the PeopleThe Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics, and performances and conversations organized in conjunction with the Department of Education and Public Engagement’s residency and exhibition Jeffrey Gibson: The Anthropophagic Effect. Additional programs include IdeasCity New Orleans and Rhizome’s Seven on Seven.

All programs take place at the New Museum unless otherwise noted.

All Our Visited Links: The Art Happens Here Book Launch                                         
Thursday, January 31, 7pm
Rhizome celebrates the launch of The Art Happens Here: Net Art Anthology, the organization’s first book in over a decade, organized on the occasion of the exhibition The Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics.        

3 Legged Race: Harlem, Art, and Community
Saturday, February 16, 3pm                        
Presented during opening week of the exhibition Nari Ward: We the People, this conversation and screening will feature archival footage documenting the creation of Nari Ward, Marcel Odenbach, and Janine Antoni’s 1996 site-specific installation 3 Legged Race.

Performance: The Spirits Refuse Without a Body
Thursday, February 21, 7pm
Activating the collection of garments artist Jeffrey Gibson produced for his residency and exhibition, “The Anthropophagic Effect,” this intimate event will feature a live set by DJ Kookum, as well as performances by musician Laura Ortman and choreographer Wendell Cooper, accompanied by two dancers.

Physical Tactics for Digital Colonialism
Thursday, February 28, 7pm 
In the premiere of this performance-lecture, commissioned and presented by Rhizome, artist Morehshin Allahyari illuminates her concept of digital colonialism in relation to 3-D printing.

Nari Ward in Conversation with Massimiliano Gioni
Thursday, March 14, 7pm                            
A special conversation between artist Nari Ward and Massimiliano Gioni, Edlis Neeson Artistic Director of the New Museum.

Glenn Adamson and Julia Bryan-Wilson in Conversation
Saturday, March 16, 3pm
This conversation between curator and writer Glenn Adamson and art historian Julia Bryan-Wilson will situate the indigenous craft techniques that Jeffrey Gibson employs in his residency and exhibition The Anthropophagic Effect alongside handcraft within a broader design history.

Let’s Talk Net Art: Art and the Network Before 1989
Thursday, March 21, 7pm 
This program will explore key artworks from the pre-history of net art, presented alongside the exhibition The Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics.

Outside the Box Gallery Talks: Abbe Schriber on Nari Ward: We the People
Thursday, March 28, 3pm
Art historian Abbe Schriber will discuss the exhibition Nari Ward: We the People in this gallery-based talk.

Gallery Talk: Kathleen Ash-Milby on Jeffrey Gibson: The Anthropophagic Effect
Thursday, April 11, 3pm               
Curator Kathleen Ash-Milby will discuss the history of the American Indian Community House Gallery in New York City, where she served as curator and codirector from 2000–05. The gallery presented many important exhibitions of indigenous artists, including Jeffrey Gibson’s first solo exhibition in the city.

Youth Summit
Saturday, April 13            
The New Museum hosts its third Youth Summit, a day of workshops and celebration organized by artists, activists, and collectives committed to community building, including Asian American Feminist Collective, Scope of Work (SOW), Unapologetically Brown Series, and the New Museum Youth Council.

Outside the Box Gallery Talks: Eric N. Mack on Nari Ward: We the People
Thursday, April 18, 3pm
Artist Eric N. Mack presents a special gallery talk on the exhibition Nari Ward: We the People

IdeasCity New Orleans
Saturday, April 20
*Off-site: Bell Artspace Campus, New Orleans
This daylong event will feature panel discussions, artist talks, workshops, demos, and performances by Black Thought, Kate Orff, Gia Hamilton, Katey Red, and LOT-ek, and site-specific activations by the IdeasCity New Orleans Fellows. IdeasCity is free and open to the public.

Princess Presents New York Premiere of Out There
Thursday, April 25, 7pm
The duo Princess premieres Out There, a concept video album and live performance that explores the roles men play and ought to be playing during the current cultural reckoning with misogyny.

Rhizome’s Seven on Seven
Saturday, April 27
Leading artists are paired with visionary technologists and challenged to make something new: an artwork, a prototype, or whatever they imagine. Their creations will premiere at the annual flagship event.

Alchemy: Found Material in Contemporary African-American Art
Thursday, May 9, 7pm
On the occasion of Nari Ward: We the People, this panel discussion will feature an intergenerational group of artists, including Kevin Beasley, Abigail DeVille, and Shinique Smith, with moderator Andrianna Campbell, and explore how the use of found materials speaks to issues of culture, identity, and history within African-American contemporary art.               

Outside the Box Gallery Talks: Ishion Hutchinson on Nari Ward: We the People
Thursday, May 16, 3pm
Poet Ishion Hutchinson presents a special gallery talk on the exhibition Nari Ward: We the People.

Arcangel Surfware @ Rhizome x New Museum
Saturday, May 18, 11am–6pm, talk at 3pm
The multinational “non-aspirational lifestyle brand” Arcangel Surfware returns to NYC for a pop up presented alongside the exhibition The Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics. This all-day celebration of surfing the web will include a retail environment and a presentation on Arcangel’s work by critic/curator Ed Halter.

Valerie Steele and Jeffrey Gibson in Conversation
Thursday, May 30, 7pm
This conversation between legendary fashion historian Valerie Steele, Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and artist Jeffrey Gibson will explore relationships between couture and indigenous fashion design.

Performance: To Name An Other
Saturday, June 8, 3pm    
In a special closing performance for Jeffrey Gibson’s residency and exhibition The Anthropophagic Effect, 50 performers will be brought together for a drumming event to give names to our current political climate.

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