How is art experience intellectualized, and how is it intuited?
How are art- and exhibition-making guided by research? By emotions?
What are the poetics of perception?
How do modes of embodiment—embodied cognition, phenomenology, and the materializing of ideas or emotions into art objects—present paradoxes? How do we embrace contradictions?
Who is the disappearing artist? Who is the ego-less agent?
What’s so wrong with sentiment?
Why is mortality a thing that must be “confronted”? Who does it attract? Why?
How do you practice tolerating uncertainty?
What space is left for introspection?
What is the agency of an artist? How do we shape the art worlds we’d like to participate in?
On Wednesday, September 24, join a public forum featuring guest dialogist Andria Hickey, Public Art Fund Associate Curator, in conversation with artist Christine Wong Yap to discuss themes in and around The Eve Of…, a solo pop-up exhibition exploring “the disassembled self on the eve of re-organization.” You’re invited to participate in the dialogue with questions, comments, and provocations.
The Eve Of… Public Forum
Wednesday, September 24, 7–9 pm
Falchi Building, 31-00 47th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101 [Google Map]
7 to 33rd/Rawson Station; G/E to Court Square; N/Q/R to Queensboro/Queens Plaza
More info: theeveof.christinewongyap.com
Free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible. Refreshments will be served.
The Eve Of… is supported by an Individual Artists grant from the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.