How Can Art Affect Political Change?
Tuesday 02 October, 2012
6:30 - 8pm, $0
New School, Johnson Design Center
66 Fifth Ave, Kellen Auditorium
The panel is organized in conjunction with the exhibition UNREST: Revolt against Reason, curated by Natalie Musteata, currently on view at apexart until October 27, 2012. The exhibition presents eight contemporary artists—mounir fatmi, Claire Fontaine, Shilpa Gupta, Iman Issa, Tala Madani, Ahmet Öǧüt, Tomàš Rafa, and Alexandre Singh—who critically engage with issues of inequity, conflict, and instability in recent history. For more information about the exhibition, please visit www.apexart.org/exhibitions/musteata.php.
Andrea Geyer, artist and Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Parsons The New School for Design
Marisa Jahn, artist, writer, and community organizer
Josh MacPhee, artist, curator, and activist
Mitch McEwen, Founding Principal, A. Conglomerate
Nicholas Mirzoeff, Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, New York University
Natalie Musteata, PhD student, Art History, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Benjamin Young, PhD candidate, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley