Loads of thought-provoking art events in NYC are coming up! These all appeal to things I’m excited about lately—horizontal networks, feminism, activism and more:
Tonight! Tuesday, November 12
PANEL: Who Cares About Collaboration?
540 W 21st St, NYC
Speakers include Joe McKay (UCB/Headlands!), Sarah Perks (the awesome Cornerhouse of Manchester), and folks from The White Building (a cool London art space).
Friday, November 15
EXHIBITION OPENING: A Necessary Shift
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Projects Space
323 W 39th Street, 2nd floor, NYC
Reception for the exhibition and event series for EFA’s Arts-Workers-as-Artists program, including Hatuey Ramos-Fermín and Elizabeth Hamby, whose excellent Boogie Down Rides event brightened up my weekend.
Saturday, November 16
CONVERSATION: Katy Siegel with Lane Relyea, author of Your Everyday Art World
1717 Troutman Ave #329, Queens
new networked, participatory art world
Get there early to check out:
EXHIBITION: Ornament and Crime
Ortega y Gasset Projects
1717 Troutman Ave #327, Queens
Gallery hours are 1-6 Saturdays and Sunadays. Exhibition on through Dec 8.
Group show curated by undercover super hero Lauren F. Adams, featuring projects by Stephanie Syjuco, David Mabb, Susanne Slavick, and Stacy Lynn Waddell.
Monday, November 18
PRESENTATION: Guerilla Girls Broadband
131 8th Street #4, Brooklyn
Talking about their latest project, MapAbortion, on access to reproductive health.
(I’m also really excited about Interference Archive’s forthcoming exhibition, Serve the People: The Asian American Movement in New York, opening December 5. IA’s core collective includes the indefatigable Josh MacPhee, and book- club-mate Blithe Riley!)