Please join Intellectual Publics for a conversation between David Joselit and Kobena Mercer on his new book, Travel and See: Black Diaspora Art Practices since the 1980s.
Over the years, Kobena Mercer’s art criticism has illuminated the aesthetic innovations of African American, Black British, and Caribbean artists. With the publication of his new book, Travel & See: Black Diaspora Art Practices since the 1980s, he reflects on the transformative impact of artists such as Isaac Julien, Renée Green, Kerry James Marshall, and Yinka Shonibare and offers some thoughts on the future prospects of the critical discourse of hybridity and transculturation that diaspora artists have brought to critical debates on identity and diversity in our global contemporary moment.
5/18 6:30 PM · Kelly Skylight Room, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Please join us Thursday, March 17th from 2:30pm to 8:00pm for Shift: Space, Alterity, Art, a conference exploring how an image, an art object, and/or performance can not only refer to some past occurrence, but can also perform and project its agency into a world beyond its initial presentation. Continue reading “Shift: Space, Alterity, Art”
Middle-Eastern art expert Aileen Agopian joins in a conversation with GC distinguished professor David Joselit. Agopian, an expert purveyor of Middle-Eastern and North-African contemporary art, joined Sotheby’s in 2011.
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
March 08, 2016: 7:00 PM
Presented in partnership with New York Live Arts as part of
Live Ideas Festival: MENA/Future – Cultural Transformations in the Middle East North Africa Region.
Co-sponsored by GC Public Programs and the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center.