Pictured Above: Global View of the Blued Trees Symphony 20′ x 30′ on view at KRICT, Daejeon, South Korea, until May 31st 2017.
Care as Culture:
Artists, Activists and Scientists Build Coalitions to Resist Climate Change
A Convening Around the Peace Table
February 12th, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Queens Museum
Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ Peace Table, serves as the site for convenings on peace, from
the personal to citywide to global. Ukeles and the Museum have conceived a series of
public programs meant to engage and contemporize some ofÂ Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art‘s important themes.Care as CultureÂ is the final convening that brings the perspectives of eco-artists, activists, and experts on climate change together to interrogate and enrich culture’s place in the movements for environmental justice.
Reflecting What prevents us from working together and how can we advocate for change? Case study speakers includeÂ Newton Harrison,Â The Natural History Museum,Natalie Jeremijenko, andÂ Mary Mattingly.
Respondents includeÂ Carol Becker,Â Francesco Fiondella,Â Allan Frei,Â Hope Ginsburg,Â Alicia Grullon,Â Amy Lipton,Â Lisa Marshall,Â Jennifer McGregor,Â Aviva Rahmani,Â Jason Smerdon,Â Stephanie Wakefield, andÂ Marina Zurkow.
February 16, 8:30am to 10:00am
Location: Nassau Suite East/West, 2nd Floor
Chairs: Katharine J. Wright, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Gillian Pistell,
The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
General Idea’s Normal Art
Alex Kitnick, Bard College
Chris Burden’s Institutional Accomplices
Sydney Stutterheim, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
Using Copyright Law to Reclaim the Spirit of Art as a Revolutionary Act in
The Blued Trees Symphony
Aviva Rahmani, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado Boulder
Regular Sessions; Sessions
Art History-Contemporary Art
Art History-Public Art
Interdisciplinary-Museum Studies/Curatorial Studies/Art Criticism
Opening February 9, 6pm – 8pm
Location: Central Booking, 21 Ludlow St., NYC, NY
Finally, check out the most recent Gulf to Gulf recording: “After the Tsunami.“