Date: 03/26/2015

Time: 6:00 pm

Price: Free

Art Department, City College of New York, Compton Goethals, Room 249, West 140th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (A,C,B,or D train to 145th St., or 1 train to 137th St.) Held in conjunction with The Left Front, this symposium will bring together contemporary artists, curators, and writers to discuss socially engaged artistic interventions in the urban sphere and ask panelists to respond to the question posed by the exhibition, “what could a revolutionary art be today?” Organized by Anna Indych-Lopez, with speakers Dread Scott, artist, on Wanted, his art project on the streets of Harlem; Johanna Fateman, musician (Le Tigre), cultural critic, and writer, on her collaboration with the feminist guerrilla performance collective Pussy Riot; and Carlos Motta, multi-disciplinary artist, on Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice a series of performative interventions in public squares held during the 2010 presidential elections in Bogotá, Colombia. Moderated by Eva Franch i Gilabert, Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Storefront for Art and Architecture.

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