In this lecture, Hilary Ballon, Deputy Vice Chancellor, NYU Abu Dhabi, and University Professor, will consider the interplay between the resurgent Downtown art scene and New York’s new urbanism in the 1960s and ’70s.
Filmmakers Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers will reach into their video archive of over 100 live performances to present the groundbreaking punk, New Wave, and hard-core bands of the late 1970s.
Photographers Moyra Davey, LaToya Ruby Frazier, and A. L. Steiner will discuss how their works have been influenced by Downtown photography. Moderated by curator Dean Daderko.
Mabou Mines launches its 40th anniversary season with the world premiere of FINN, a digital and live-action adventure based on the legend of Finn McCool.
Gallery Talk with Philip Gefter, guest curator of the exhibition
Ann Butlerk, Mary Ellen Carroll, and Penny Pilkington will examine issues surrounding artists’ estates, their placement in archival repositories, copyright issues, and other concerns about the disposition of artists’ papers.
C. Carr will discuss her research for the forthcoming biography of Wojnarowicz, focusing on his photography.
Laura Parnes, founder and former director of Momenta Art, and curator Sasha Archibald will explore Blanchon’s connections with artists and emerging trends in contemporary art.
Ten years after Robert Blanchon’s untimely death from AIDS, the exhibition of this photo-based conceptual artist’s works, writing, and ephemera marks the transfer of his papers to Fales Library at NYU.