Spring 2011 Events

Teach 4 Amerika Primary

Teach 4 Amerika

Event

Thursday, April 7, 2011 – 1:00PM to 2:30PM

Teach 4 Amerika is a five-week, 11-city, coast-to-coast road trip that crosses state lines and institutional boundaries to inspire and enable local art students to define the future of their own ed...

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Eileen Myles Primary

Voices: Eileen Myles

"MYSELF (pornography)"

Lecture

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Eileen Myles (born 1949) operates in the art, writing, and queer performance scenes as a kind of observant flaneur. She is a poet, novelist, and performer who has written extensively on art and wr...

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Kalup Linzy Primary

Voices: Kalup Linzy

Lecture

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 – 11:00AM to 12:30PM

Kalup Linzy (born 1977) is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice includes videos, performances, and music. His satirical narratives—inspired by soap operas, telenovelas and Hollywood melodramas...

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Wu Tsang Primary

Wu Tsang

WILDNESS

Lecture, Performance, and Screening

Monday, March 7, 2011 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Wu Tsang (born 1982) presented a performative lecture and screening about his upcoming feature documentary WILDNESS, combining live narration and excerpts.
WILDNESS depicts the creativity and...

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Oil Spill2

Performances by Edie Fake and Lee Relvas

Performance

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Edie Fake's (born 1980) Lock is a metallic sonic scrapheap of psychic safe-cracking and emotional emergence. Lee Relvas's Exhaust Yourself is a musical meditation on scarcity and abundanc...

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Dani Leventhal Primary

Voices: Dani Leventhal

Lecture

Monday, February 28, 2011 – 11:00AM to 12:30PM

At once tender and savage, Dani Leventhal’s (born 1972) video diaries capture the banal and horrific to reveal the transcendent beauty and pain of daily life. For example, in Show & Tell in the...

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Aa Bronson Primary

Voices: AA Bronson

Lecture

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 – 11:00AM to 12:30PM

AA Bronson (born 1946) is an artist, publisher, and curator whose work emphasizes issues of collaboration, trauma, loss, death, and healing. He co-founded the group General Idea in 1969 with artist...

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Ischar Screening Primary

Afterlives and Other Agonies

Curated by Doug Ischar

Screening

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Derived from the Greeks (no surprise), agony traveled a typically internalizing route, from fetishized contest in sport to an umbrella term for all varieties of pain—the only requirement that ...

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Stanya Kahn Primary

Voices: Stanya Kahn

"It’s Cool, I’m Good: Videos on Humor, Trauma and Faking It ‘til It’s Real"

Lecture

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 – 11:00AM to 12:30PM

As a videomaker, performer, and writer, Stanya Kahn (born 1968) combines storytelling with visceral performances, blurring the lines between fiction and reality to show how trauma can reconfigure l...

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Ernesto Oroza Primary

Voices: Ernesto Oroza

Lecture

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 – 11:00AM to 12:30PM

Ernesto Oroza (born 1968) is a Cuban-born artist, designer, and writer who currently lives and works in Aventura, Florida. His work primarily addresses contemporary media culture as well as concept...

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