Join Dr. Vishakha Desai, (Senior Advisor for Global Affairs at Columbia University), Dr. Fereshteh Daftari, (scholar and curator), and Sarah-Neel Smith (Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the Maryland Institute College of Art) in conversation with Lynn Gumpert (Director of Grey Art Gallery at NYU in New York) on modernisms in India, Iran, and Turkey respectively. Organized in partnership with the Institute at NYU Abu Dhabi.
Join us for a panel discussion around Joseph Lovett's 1979 film profile on James Baldwin, interviewed by Sylvia Chase for ABC's 20/20. Lovett will moderate a panel with guests Victor P. Bonfilio, JD, Ph.D., Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California; Annie Lee Jones, Ph.D., clinical psychologist/psychoanalyst, co-chair of the Committee on Ethnicity, Race, Culture, Class, and Language (CERCCL) NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis; and Aisha Karefa-Smart, author, educator, public speaker, and niece of James Baldwin. Registration required.
Working in the aftermath of the 1979 Revolution, contemporary Iranian women artists are embracing themes of gender identity, repression, religion, and memory. In this panel, speakers will also discuss the complexities of cultural duality and the nuances of an evolving artistic discourse. Moderated by artist Shirin Neshat.
Panel discussion moderated by Susan Hapgood, Executive Director, International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York, and Founder, Mumbai Art Room; with speakers Hadieh Shafie, artist, and Hamed Yousefi, filmmaker and PhD student in Art History, Northwestern University, who will explore the relevance to and influence of the archive in terms of contemporary art-making and art-historical research.
Speakers Duygu Demir, PhD candidate in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art and Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Sonal Khullar, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Washington; and Hamed Yousefi, filmmaker and PhD student in Art History, Northwestern University, will present their perspectives on artistic modernism in the 1960s and ’70s in Turkey, India, and Iran, respectively. Exploring the political context of modernist art in the period’s global imaginaries, they will examine the circulation of modernist discourses between these regions and the West—and also reveal how such exchanges, at both regional and global levels, produced new forms of modernist art.
How do politics, diplomacy, and other worldviews influence both private collecting and exhibition organizing? What factors enter into a curator’s selection of works for a show? How do museums and other institutions help shape a collector’s identity? These questions and more will be considered by speakers Sean Anderson, Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, Museum of Modern Art; Beth Citron, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rubin Museum of Art; and Saloni Mathur, Professor of Art History, UCLA. Moderated by Lynn Gumpert, Director, Grey Art Gallery, NYU.
With artists Rochelle Feinstein, Judy Glantzman, and Adrianne Rubenstein; Robert Slifkin, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU; and Karen Wilkin, independent curator and faculty member, New York Studio School.
Panel discussion moderated by Rose-Carol Washton Long, Professor Emerita of 19th and 20th Century European Art, CUNY Graduate Center, with speakers Elizabeth Berkowitz, Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow, Rockefeller Archive Center; Matthew Drutt, editor, writer and independent curator; and Ori Z. Soltes, Teaching Professor of Jewish Civilization, Georgetown University.
Moderated by Ara Merjian, Italian Studies, NYU, with speakers Maria Antonella Pelizzari, Art History, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY; Enrica Viganò, Admira, Milan, curator of NeoRealismo; and others.
How does one live consciously and ethically in a dark time? What are the roles of artist and audience? Can we take aesthetic pleasure in art that implicates the loss of so much we love and cherish? These questions and more will be addressed by moderator Dale Jamieson, Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, NYU, […]