Summer 2019 public programs

Summer 2019 public programs

New Museum

(1) Mika Rottenberg, NoNoseKnows (still), 2015. Sculptural installation and video, sound, color, dimensions variable; 22 minutes. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. (2) Melanie Crean, Shaun Leonardo, and Sable Elyse Smith, Mirror/Echo/Tilt (production still), 2019. Multichannel video, sound, color; various durations. Courtesy the artists. (3) Lubaina Himid, Why Are You Looking…, 2018. Acrylic on paper, 28 3/8 x 40 1/8 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens. Photo: Gavin Renshaw. (4) Marta Minujín and Rubén Santantonín, The Octogonal Mirror Room, from La Menesunda (detail), 1965. Courtesy Marta Minujín Archive.

May 29, 2019
Summer 2019 public programs
New Museum
235 Bowery
New York, NY 10002

The New Museum announces its Summer 2019 season of public programming. Highlights of the season include artist talks for the exhibitions Mika Rottenberg: EasypiecesMarta Minujín: Menesunda Reloaded, and Lubaina Himid: Work from Underneath, and readings and conversations organized in conjunction with the annual Summer Art and Social Justice residency and exhibition, Melanie Crean, Shaun Leonardo, Sable Elyse Smith: Mirror/Echo/Tilt.

All programs take place at the New Museum.

Disruption Tactics: Radical Queer Publishing and Print Culture
Tuesday, June 18, 7pm
Organized on the occasion of Stonewall’s fiftieth anniversary, this panel celebrates the newly released edition of The Faggots & Their Friends Between Revolutions (Nightboat Books, 2019), bringing together artists, activists, and writers to explore legacies of radical queer publishing and print culture from the 1970s to today. 

Diedrick Brackens in conversation with Darnell L. Moore
Thursday, June 27, 3pm
Artist Diedrick Brackens will join writer and activist Darnell L. Moore for a special in-gallery talk on the occasion of his first New York solo exhibition, Diedrick Brackens: darling divined.

Marta Minujín in conversation with Massimiliano Gioni and Helga Christoffersen
Saturday, June 29, 3pm
The New Museum presents a special conversation between artist Marta Minujín; Massimiliano Gioni, Edlis Neeson Artistic Director; and Associate Curator Helga Christoffersen on the occasion of the opening of Marta Minujín: Menesunda Reloaded.

Lubaina Himid in conversation with Natalie Bell
Saturday, June 29, 4:30pm
For the second half of an afternoon of programming celebrating the opening of our Summer 2019 exhibitions, Turner Prize–winning artist Lubaina Himid will be in conversation with Associate Curator Natalie Bell on the occasion of her exhibition Lubaina Himid: Work from Underneath.

Mika Rottenberg in conversation with Margot Norton
Thursday, July 11, 7pm
Artist Mika Rottenberg will be joined by Curator Margot Norton for a special conversation on the occasion of her first solo museum exhibition in New York, Mika Rottenberg: Easypieces.

A Possibility that Exists Alongside: gallery tour with Shaun Leonardo and poetry reading by Nicole Sealey
Thursday, July 18, 6pm
Artist Shaun Leonardo will lead an intimate walk-through of the exhibition and residency Mirror/Echo/Tilt, followed by a reading by poet Nicole Sealey, author of the critically acclaimed debut collection Ordinary Beast (2017).

Melanie Crean, Shaun Leonardo, and Sable Elyse Smith in conversation with Nicole R. Fleetwood
Thursday, July 25, 7pm
Artists Melanie Crean, Shaun Leonardo, and Sable Elyse Smith, with moderator Nicole R. Fleetwood, will discuss their exhibition Mirror/Echo/Tilt, which culminates their four-year project and premieres a multichannel video developed through intensive workshops that examine and counter narratives of criminality.

Convening for Contemporary Art, Education, and Social Justice
Thursday, July 25–Saturday July 27
Now in its second year, this three-day Convening will offer educators, teaching artists, and organizers a chance to engage in workshops, discussions, and resources exploring art and transformative justice.

A Possibility that Exists Alongside: gallery tour with Melanie Crean and poetry reading by Jess Saldaña
Thursday, August 22, 6pm
Artist Melanie Crean will lead an intimate walk-through of the exhibition Mirror/Echo/Tilt, followed by a reading by poet Jess Saldaña.

A Possibility that Exists Alongside: gallery tour with Sable Elyse Smith
Thursday, September 12, 6pm
Artist Sable Elyse Smith will lead an intimate walk-through of the exhibition Mirror/Echo/Tilt.

So the Body May Think, Feel, Move: Healing, Justice, and Performative Embodiment
Thursday, September 12, 7pm
This panel discussion, presented on the occasion of the exhibition and residency Mirror/Echo/Tilt, will bring together Bryan Doerries, artistic director of Theater of War; Ras Cutlass Mashramani, cofounder of the sci-fi collective Metropolarity; and psychologist Isaiah Pickens to consider strategies for envisioning new narratives toward healing and justice.

Three Readings of La Menesunda
Thursday, September 19, 7pm
This panel discussion will feature scholars and experts in Latin American art, feminism, and media ecology presenting three innovative new interpretations of the history and significance of Marta Minujín’s La Menesunda (1965).

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