New Museum Eventshttp://www.newmuseum.org/Upcoming events at the New Museum.en-usExploring the Blind Spots of Secrecy, Censorship, and National Security with Exterritoryhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/exploring-the-blind-spots-of-secrecy-censorship-and-national-security-with-exterritoryhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/exploring-the-blind-spots-of-secrecy-censorship-and-national-security-with-exterritory<p>The collaborative Exterritory was founded in 2009 in response to the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Employing the concept of “exterritoriality,” which designates spaces, entities, and individuals whose physical location or legal status places them outside the jurisdiction of a state, Amir and Sela attempt to create arenas in which nationality and ideology are unsettled and ...</p>Sun, 01 Mar 2015 15:00:00 -0500Panel: On Being Surroundedhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/panel-on-being-surroundedhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/panel-on-being-surrounded<p>For this panel, participating artists Nadim Abbas, Josh Kline, and Daniel Steegmann Mangrané will discuss how their works address a topic that the Triennial takes as its metaphorical point of departure: the “condition of being surrounded.” From Abbas’s work, which considers the fear of viral disease, to Steegmann Mangrané’s virtual environment of the Amazonian forest, to Kline’s immersive criti...</p>Sun, 01 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0500Launch of Steve Roggenbuck’s New Collection http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/launch-of-steve-roggenbuck-s-new-collectionhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/launch-of-steve-roggenbuck-s-new-collection<p>The work of poet Steve Roggenbuck explores, in his own words, “the new forms that poetry, humor, and spirituality might take on the internet.” Presenting and distributing his work almost exclusively through social-media platforms—Twitter, Facebook, Vine, Tumblr, and YouTube—and his blog, <em>Live My Lief</em>, rather than through conventional literary channels, he harnesses the potential of the social w...</p>Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:00:00 -0500DIS Whet Talks: Casey Jane Ellison on Female-Focused Artist Interviewshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-casey-jane-ellison-on-female-focused-artist-interviewshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-casey-jane-ellison-on-female-focused-artist-interviews<p>For the first event in a series of talks and performances that will take place at <em>The Island </em> —an installation by the artist collective DIS—artist and comedian Casey Jane Ellison will interview a selection of other female-identified participating artists in front of a live audience. This special show is an offshoot of <em>Touching the Art</em> , her “all women, no explanation” art talk show, produced by...</p>Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:30:00 -0500Screening and Talk with Basim Magdyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/screening-and-talk-with-basim-magdyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/screening-and-talk-with-basim-magdy<p>Basim Magdy’s work encompasses drawing, painting, installation, film, and slide projection, which dynamically pair a sobering critique of reality with imaginative speculation. He filters a preoccupation with failure and a deep skepticism of all ideology through a prism of vivid hues, yielding a contrast that is at once comical and discomforting. Generated from vast visual material from Europe, ...</p>Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:30:00 -0500Screening and Reading by Shelly Nadashihttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/screening-and-reading-by-shelly-nadashihttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/screening-and-reading-by-shelly-nadashi<p>This event provides a broader view of the artistic practice of Shelly Nadashi. In the Triennial, Nadashi presents the installation <em>A Good Bowl of Soup</em> , which features two puppets and a painting that were originally props in a narrative performance. This event includes a screening of her video work <em>A Hidden Quiet Pocket</em> , followed by a performance of <em>Broken lip</em> . Both works bring to life the pe...</p>Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500Lecture by niv Acostahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/lecture-by-niv-acostahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/lecture-by-niv-acosta<p>Writer Kimberly R. Drew will give a talk on the historical and theoretical background of niv Acosta’s new work <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> . niv Acosta and his cast—Monstah Black, Alexandro Segade, and Andrew Singleton —will discuss the making of <em>DISCOTROPIC</em>, focusing on the creation of the different sci-fi personae that each cast member both scripted and performs for the work.</p>Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500Premiere of _DISCOTROPIC_ by niv Acostahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/premiere-of-discotropic-by-niv-acosta-1http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/premiere-of-discotropic-by-niv-acosta-1<p>In his new performance <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> , niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Reflecting the artist’s interest in the role of black women in sci-fi history, <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> is inspired by actor Diahann Carroll, who starred in the TV movie <em>Star Wars Holiday Special</em> . Cast by <span class="caps">NBC</span> at the behest of donors and audience members,...</p>Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:30:00 -0500Premiere of _DISCOTROPIC_ by niv Acostahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/premiere-of-discotropic-by-niv-acostahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/premiere-of-discotropic-by-niv-acosta<p>In his new performance <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> , niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Reflecting the artist’s interest in the role of black women in sci-fi history, <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> is inspired by actor Diahann Carroll, who starred in the TV movie <em>Star Wars Holiday Special</em> . Cast by <span class="caps">NBC</span> at the behest of donors and audience members,...</p>Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:30:00 -0500Premiere of Mansudae Master Class: Screening and Talk with Onejoon CHEhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/premiere-of-mansudae-master-class-screening-and-talk-with-onejoon-chehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/premiere-of-mansudae-master-class-screening-and-talk-with-onejoon-che<p>For this event, Onejoon <span class="caps">CHE</span> will present his new three-channel documentary <em>Mansudae Master Class</em> , which continues the artist’s previous explorations of links between military and economic geopolitics by investigating ties between North Korea and Africa. The documentary spotlights the building of commissioned monuments in Africa by the North Korean corporation the Mansudae Overseas Project Grou...</p>Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:00:00 -0500Opening Reception of the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience”http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/opening-reception-of-the-2015-triennial-surround-audiencehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/opening-reception-of-the-2015-triennial-surround-audience<p>See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only.</p>Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:30:00 -0500VIP Preview of the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience”http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/vip-preview-of-the-2015-triennial-surround-audiencehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/vip-preview-of-the-2015-triennial-surround-audience<p>See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only.</p>Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:00:00 -0500Curator-led Tour of the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience”http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/curator-led-tour-of-the-2015-triennial-surround-audiencehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/curator-led-tour-of-the-2015-triennial-surround-audience<p>See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only.</p>Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:00:00 -0500Studio Visit: Marilyn Minterhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-marilyn-minterhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-marilyn-minter<p>Join Johanna Burton, Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement, for a private visit to the studio of Marilyn Minter. In glossy, hyperrealistic paintings, photographs, and video works, Minter examines the relationship between the body, cultural attitudes toward sexuality and desire, and fashion. Her work has been shown in major exhibitions in the US and abroad, and she...</p>Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:30:00 -0500“AUNTSforcamera” Artist-Devised Tour with Ben Van Buren (invited by Gillian Walsh)http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-artist-devised-tour-with-ben-van-burren-invited-by-gillian-walshhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-artist-devised-tour-with-ben-van-burren-invited-by-gillian-walsh<p>Presented as part of “AUNTSforcamera” and R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY.</p><p>An important interactive component of the installation of “AUNTSforcamera” at the New Museum includes a series of nine artist-devised tours, which have been organized using AUNTS’ chain-curation model. Nine artists have been invited by “AUNTSforcamera” artists to create a response to the exhibition in the form of a tour, which w...</p>Sun, 15 Feb 2015 17:00:00 -0500CLASSCLASSCLASS: _PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Maria Bauman and Nicholas Powers_http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/classclassclass-practice-practice-practice-with-maria-bauman-and-nicholas-powershttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/classclassclass-practice-practice-practice-with-maria-bauman-and-nicholas-powers<p>As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, <span class="caps">CLASSCLASSCLASS</span> has organized <span class="caps">PRACTICE</span> <span class="caps">PRACTICE</span> <span class="caps">PRACTICE</span>, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public. Admission to each class is $8 cash, payable directly to the instructor. Please plan to arrive on time and stay for the entirety of the class. See the individual class listings below for spe...</p>Sun, 15 Feb 2015 13:00:00 -0500“AUNTSforcamera” Artist-Devised Tour with Sable Elyse Smithhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-artist-devised-tour-with-sable-elyse-smithhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-artist-devised-tour-with-sable-elyse-smith<p>Presented as part of “AUNTSforcamera” and R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY.</p><p>An important interactive component of the installation of “AUNTSforcamera” at the New Museum includes a series of nine artist-devised tours, which have been organized using AUNTS’ chain-curation model. Nine artists have been invited by “AUNTSforcamera” artists to create a response to the exhibition in the form of a tour, which w...</p>Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:00:00 -0500CLASSCLASSCLASS: _PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Wendell Cooper: Radical Presence_http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/classclassclass-practice-practice-practice-with-wendell-cooper-radical-presencehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/classclassclass-practice-practice-practice-with-wendell-cooper-radical-presence<p>As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, <span class="caps">CLASSCLASSCLASS</span> has organized <span class="caps">PRACTICE</span> <span class="caps">PRACTICE</span> <span class="caps">PRACTICE</span>, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public. Admission to each class is $8 cash, payable directly to the instructor. Please plan to arrive on time and stay for the entirety of the class. See the individual class listings below for spe...</p>Sat, 14 Feb 2015 13:00:00 -0500Open Polehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/open-pole-4http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/open-pole-4<p>“Open Pole” began a series of pole-dancing classes and practice sessions that took place in the Fifth Floor Gallery as part of Gerard & Kelly’s research for “P.O.L.E. .” Coinciding with the Museum’s weekly Pay-What-You-Wish Thursday evenings, Gerard & Kelly will continue to stage “Open Pole” on Thursday February 5 and Thursday February 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. The last two installments of “Open Pol...</p>Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:00:00 -0500CLASSCLASSCLASS: _PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Julie Goldberg_http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/classclassclass-practice-practice-practice-with-julie-goldberghttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/classclassclass-practice-practice-practice-with-julie-goldberg<p>As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, <span class="caps">CLASSCLASSCLASS</span> has organized <span class="caps">PRACTICE</span> <span class="caps">PRACTICE</span> <span class="caps">PRACTICE</span>, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public. Admission to each class is $8 cash, payable directly to the instructor. Please plan to arrive on time and stay for the entirety of the class. See the individual class listings below for spe...</p>Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:30:00 -0500