New Museum Eventshttp://www.newmuseum.org/Upcoming events at the New Museum.en-usLaunch of _The Animated Reader: Poetry of Surround Audience_ at McNally Jacksonhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/launch-of-the-animated-reader-poetry-of-surround-audience-at-mcnally-jacksonhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/launch-of-the-animated-reader-poetry-of-surround-audience-at-mcnally-jackson<p>In conjunction with the Triennial, the New Museum and McNally Jackson copublished <em>The Animated Reader: Poetry of Surround Audience</em>, an anthology of poetry edited by writer Brian Droitcour. Featuring works, including original translations, by over one hundred international poets, and interwoven with transcriptions of social media statuses of many varieties, <em>The Animated Reader: Poetry of Surroun...</em></p>Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:00:00 -0400Chelsea Knight: _Fall to Earth_, Chapter 3 — “Resistance” (Live Event with Ryan Tracy)http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/chelsea-knight-fall-to-earth-chapter-3-resistance-live-event-with-ryan-tracyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/chelsea-knight-fall-to-earth-chapter-3-resistance-live-event-with-ryan-tracy<p>Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: <em>Fall to Earth</em>,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION.</p><p><strong>Please note: Entry to this event is permitted during breaks between intervals of shooting. Each interval will last approximately thirty minutes.</strong></p><p>“What does it mean to preserve a text-bearing object? A book, sitting on a shelf, not being read: Is it being preserved? Is ‘misreading’ a textual object a de...</p>Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:00:00 -0400Private Tour of UOVOhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/private-tour-of-uovohttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/private-tour-of-uovo<p>Join us for breakfast and a private tour of <span class="caps">UOVO</span>, real-estate magnate Steven Guttman’s new $70 million, 280,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art storage facility in Long Island City. Have an exclusive look at what <em>ARTnews</em> calls “The Art Storage Facility of the Future.” Space is limited. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> by Wednesday April 1 to councils@newmuseum.org or 212.219.1222 &#215;270.</p>Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:00:00 -0400The Theresa Duncan CD-ROMshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/the-theresa-duncan-cd-romshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/the-theresa-duncan-cd-roms<p>This event marks the launch of a new online restoration of three pioneering feminist video games.</p><p>In the mid-1990s, Theresa Duncan created <em>Chop Suey</em> , <em>Smarty</em> , and <em>Zero Zero</em> , three lyrical adventure video games for young girls. At a time when video game culture sorely lacked a diversity of digital experience, these were visionary CD-ROMs that, in the words of games critic Jenn Frank, dared &#8220;to ...</p>Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:00:00 -0400Membership Orientationhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/membership-orientationhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/membership-orientation<p>Join us in the Sky Room for croissants, coffee, and a Q&A session with a Museum staff member to learn about behind-the-scenes happenings and receive an overview of your Member benefits. Afterward, enjoy a tour of the Museum. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> to membership@newmuseum.org or 212.219.1222 &#215;234.</p>Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:30:00 -0400DIS Whet Talks with Robot Bina48 and Bruce Duncan on Mindfiles, MindClones, and Bina48 (android)http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-with-robot-bina48-and-bruce-duncan-on-mindfiles-mindclones-and-bina48-androidhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-with-robot-bina48-and-bruce-duncan-on-mindfiles-mindclones-and-bina48-android<p>Ever find yourself wondering what a MindClone is or who Bina48 is? If yes, <em>The Island </em> by <span class="caps">DIS</span> has the answers. At this talk, part of a larger series organized by <span class="caps">DIS</span>, Bruce Duncan, Managing Director of the Terasem Movement Foundation in Lincoln, VT, will discuss a global experiment in “mind uploading” and cyber-consciousness known as the LifeNaut Project. Duncan will be in conversation with Bin...</p>Sat, 11 Apr 2015 16:30:00 -0400_If you wanna make the world a better place_, premiere performancehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/if-you-wanna-make-the-world-a-better-place-premiere-performancehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/if-you-wanna-make-the-world-a-better-place-premiere-performance<p>Geo Wyeth is known for evocative, narrative songs and high-energy, empathic performances and video, which often center on the modulation and manipulation of voice and body. Dark, queer, and sharp-edged, with clear-eyed criticism of social mores embedded within them, Wyeth’s performances often unfold through the channeling of different personae of those, both deceased and alive, that the artist ...</p>Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:00:00 -0400First Saturday for Families: Avatarshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/first-saturday-for-families-avatarshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/first-saturday-for-families-avatars<p>Join us in the Sky Room on Saturday April 4 for a family workshop offered in conjunction with the 2015 Triennial: &#8220;Surround Audience,” on view from February 25 to May 24, 2015. A signature initiative of the New Museum, the Triennial is the only recurring international exhibition in New York City devoted to early-career artists from around the world.</p><p>If you could choose a new identity, who or wha...</p>Sat, 04 Apr 2015 10:00:00 -0400Constantina Zavitsanos and Park McArthur: “<em>Vanitas</em>, a rehearsal”http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/constantina-zavitsanos-and-park-macarthur-em-vanitas-em-a-rehearsalhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/constantina-zavitsanos-and-park-macarthur-em-vanitas-em-a-rehearsal<p>Presented as part of “Constantina Zavitsanos: <span class="caps">THIS</span> <span class="caps">COULD</span> BE US,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION.</p><p>Constantina Zavitsanos’s residency “<span class="caps">THIS</span> <span class="caps">COULD</span> BE US” includes a series of research-driven programs organized around speculative concepts of planning, contingency, and care. Not only is care one of the primary sources of surplus value within capitalism, as feminists have argued, it is also ...</p>Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:00:00 -0400DIS Whet Talks: Sara Watson on Data is the new ____http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-sara-watson-on-data-is-the-newhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-sara-watson-on-data-is-the-new<p>As part of a series of talks and performances that will take place at <em>The Island </em>—an installation by artist-collective DIS—Sara Watson will present a talk titled “Data is the new____” that continues her research into alternative metaphors that can “bring big data back down to a human scale and provide a more humane conceptual model for thinking about our evolving relationship to data.” Watson, ...</p>Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:30:00 -0400Chelsea Knight: <em>Fall to Earth</em>, Chapter 2 — “Blasphemy” (Live Event with Mathew Paul Jinks)http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/chelsea-knight-em-fall-to-earth-em-chapter-2-blasphemy-live-event-with-mathew-paul-jinkshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/chelsea-knight-em-fall-to-earth-em-chapter-2-blasphemy-live-event-with-mathew-paul-jinks<p>Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: <em>Fall to Earth</em>,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION.</p><p>Please note: Entry to this event is permitted during breaks between intervals of shooting. Each interval will last approximately thirty minutes.</p><p>“What is at the core of blasphemy? How can a socially condemned or condemnable speech act be engaged in a way that gives it voice and also expresses its dange...</p>Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Constantina Zavitsanos and Park McArthur: “<em>Still Life</em>, a workshop”http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/constantina-zavitsanos-and-park-macarthur-em-still-life-em-a-workshophttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/constantina-zavitsanos-and-park-macarthur-em-still-life-em-a-workshop<p>Presented as part of “Constantina Zavitsanos: <span class="caps">THIS</span> <span class="caps">COULD</span> BE US,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION.</p><p>Constantina Zavitsanos’s residency “<span class="caps">THIS</span> <span class="caps">COULD</span> BE US” includes a series of research-driven programs organized around speculative concepts of planning, contingency, and care. Not only is care one of the primary sources of surplus value within capitalism, as feminists have argued, it is also ...</p>Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:30:00 -04002015 Triennial Members Partyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/2015-triennial-members-partyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/2015-triennial-members-party<p>Celebrate the 2015 Triennial with fellow Museum supporters by sipping cocktails in the Sky Room and enjoying a private viewing of the exhibition. By invitation only. </p><p>To learn more about Membership at the New Museum, please contact the Membership Office at 212.219.1222 &#215;234 or email membership@newmuseum.org. Or, please visit newmuseum.org/join.</p>Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:00:00 -0400G:Class Professional Development for Educators Teaching Art Today: #BlackLivesMatter Teach-Inhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/g-class-professional-development-for-educators-teaching-art-today-blacklivesmatter-teach-inhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/g-class-professional-development-for-educators-teaching-art-today-blacklivesmatter-teach-in<p>Join us for a professional development workshop to share and create strategies for teaching about power, privilege, and racial justice through the arts. The third gathering in a series initiated by the Art Education Department at City College, this event gives interested educators a space to reflect on contemporary culture and engage one another as resources and supports as they consider bringi...</p>Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:00:00 -0400Tour of the 2015 Triennialhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/tour-of-the-2015-triennialhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/tour-of-the-2015-triennial<p>Join Sara O’Keeffe, Assistant Curator, for a private tour of the 2015 Triennial while the Museum is closed to the public. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> to membership@newmuseum.org or 212.219.1222 &#215;234.</p>Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:30:00 -0400Studio Visit: Fred Tomasellihttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-fred-tomasellihttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-fred-tomaselli<p>Join Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, for a visit to the studio of artist Fred Tomaselli. Tomaselli explores reality dislocation and the broken dreams of utopianism in colorful, complex works that incorporate painting, photo collage, newsprint, and unorthodox materials. His work has been shown in museums and galleries around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; t...</p>Wed, 11 Mar 2015 19:00:00 -0400_Fitness Guide_ Performance by Geumhyung Jeonghttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/fitness-guide-performance-by-geumhyung-jeong-1http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/fitness-guide-performance-by-geumhyung-jeong-1<p>For <em>Fitness Guide</em> , featured in the Triennial, Geumhyung Jeong modified a series of exercise machines, readjusting key parts and activating them in a durational performance. The performance begins with Jeong using the machines in routine movements, which gradually morph into erotic, obsessive, and antagonistic actions. By feeding her own energy back into a cyclical machine, Jeong posits the fem...</p>Sun, 08 Mar 2015 15:00:00 -0400_Fitness Guide_ Performance by Geumhyung Jeonghttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/fitness-guide-performance-by-geumhyung-jeonghttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/fitness-guide-performance-by-geumhyung-jeong<p>For <em>Fitness Guide</em> , featured in the Triennial, Geumhyung Jeong modified a series of exercise machines, readjusting key parts and activating them in a durational performance. The performance begins with Jeong using the machines in routine movements, which gradually morph into erotic, obsessive, and antagonistic actions. By feeding her own energy back into a cyclical machine, Jeong posits the fem...</p>Sat, 07 Mar 2015 19:00:00 -0500DIS Whet Talks: Chus Martínez on the Metabolic Erahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-chus-martinez-on-the-metabolic-erahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-chus-martinez-on-the-metabolic-era<p>As part of a series of talks and performances that will take place at <em>The Island </em> —an installation by the artist collective DIS—Chus Martínez, curator and Head of the Institute of Art at the <span class="caps">FHNW</span> Academy of Art and Design, Basel, will give a talk on what she calls the “Metabolic Era.” She will focus on the transformation of life through physical and mental ingestion—from diets to procrastinatio...</p>Sat, 07 Mar 2015 16:30:00 -0500Symposium: VISIBLE/INVISIBLEhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/symposium-visible-invisiblehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/symposium-visible-invisible<p>This daylong symposium questions how the legacy of identity politics might be reconsidered in light of our present culture, where making oneself visible is de rigueur and yet can also carry threatening connotations: being captured, tracked, or dangerously overexposed. Through a series of discussions, “VISIBLE/INVISIBLE” examines how the underlying goals of movements that demanded representation...</p>Sat, 07 Mar 2015 12:00:00 -0500