New Museum Eventshttp://www.newmuseum.org/Upcoming events at the New Museum.en-us“Deferment & Late Arrivals”: Screening and Discussion with Soyoung Yoon and Caroline Key http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/deferment-late-arrivals-screening-and-discussion-with-soyoung-yoon-and-caroline-keyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/deferment-late-arrivals-screening-and-discussion-with-soyoung-yoon-and-caroline-key<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 criti...</p>Sat, 16 May 2015 15:00:00 -0400A Forum on the Born-Digital Art Institutionhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/a-forum-on-the-born-digital-art-institution-1http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/a-forum-on-the-born-digital-art-institution-1<p>Much has been written about how museums, galleries, and other traditional memory institutions can extend their reach online. But what can an institution become when it is organized with the network at its core? This forum will feature curators, programmers, and critics in conversation to inaugurate a significant research thread on the nature of the &#8220;born-digital institution&#8221; as Rhizome approach...</p>Fri, 15 May 2015 19:00:00 -0400Tour of Frieze Projects at Frieze New Yorkhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/tour-of-frieze-projects-at-frieze-new-yorkhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/tour-of-frieze-projects-at-frieze-new-york<p>Join Cecilia Alemani, Curator of Frieze Projects, for a tour of the works commissioned as part of the Frieze Projects program for the prestigious art fair Frieze New York, held on Randall’s Island. Location and transportation details will be provided upon <span class="caps">RSVP</span>. Space is very limited, and RSVPs will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> by Wednesday April 29 to councils@newmuseum.or...</p>Fri, 15 May 2015 14:00:00 -0400Studio Visit: Laurie Simmonshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-laurie-simmonshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-laurie-simmons<p>Join Margot Norton, Associate Curator, for a visit to the Brooklyn studio of Laurie Simmons. Since the mid-1970s, Simmons has staged scenes for her camera with dolls, ventriloquist dummies, and people to create photographs that address underlying issues of representation. She has been the recipient<br />of numerous awards, including the National Endowment for the Arts Grant, the Guggenheim Fellowship...</p>Mon, 11 May 2015 19:00:00 -0400“We All Hung Out”: Artists and Community on the Boweryhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/we-all-hung-out-artists-and-community-on-the-boweryhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/we-all-hung-out-artists-and-community-on-the-bowery<p>“We All Hung Out” is a panel discussion with David Diao, Mary Heilmann, and Billy Sullivan, moderated by Ethan Swan, editor of the New Museum publication <em>Bowery Artist Tribute</em>.</p><p>“Living in Chatham Square, on the Bowery…where we all hung out, was the beginning of my having a sense that community was an important part of the work. Before, my model for being an artist was this sort of lone-person up...</p>Sun, 10 May 2015 14:00:00 -0400DIS Whet Talks: McKenzie Wark on “Renotopia”http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-mckenzie-wark-on-renotopiahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/dis-whet-talks-mckenzie-wark-on-renotopia<p>In this talk, writer McKenzie Wark will explore “how a new kitchen or bathroom became the outer limits of imagining the good life.” He observes: “Once upon a time, people aspired to build, if not brave new worlds, then at least pretty cock-sure ones. The scale at which things could be remade included whole societies, if not planets. But somewhere toward the end of the last century, such confide...</p>Sat, 09 May 2015 16:30:00 -0400“Screening the Speculative” with Melika Bass, Jen Liu, and Peter Hopkins Millerhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/screening-the-speculative-with-melika-bass-jen-liu-and-peter-hopkins-millerhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/screening-the-speculative-with-melika-bass-jen-liu-and-peter-hopkins-miller<p>Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: <em>Fall to Earth</em>,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION.</p><p>Further elaborating her research as part of the R&D Season: <span class="caps">SPECULATION</span>, Chelsea Knight has organized a screening and discussion with a group of artists who all pursue, in various ways, the promise of disrupting notions of seamless, unified reality.</p><p>Jen Liu’s works in video originate in an exploration ...</p>Sat, 09 May 2015 15:00:00 -0400Alexander Provan presents Reality Formattinghttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/alexander-provan-presents-reality-formattinghttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/alexander-provan-presents-reality-formatting<p>At this performance, writer Alexander Provan will tell of a typical “expert listener” undergoing a test meant to refine the compression algorithms that underlie all digital media. He will place the audience within the sensorium of a middle-aged, white audiophile whose favorite band is King Crimson and whose memories of listening to <span class="caps">ABBA</span> while cruising Indiana highways cannot be vanquished, thou...</p>Fri, 08 May 2015 19:00:00 -0400Speculative Planning Session with Denise Ferreira da Silva, Rizvana Bradley, and Che Gossett http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/constantina-zavitsanos-speculative-planning-session-with-denise-ferreira-da-silvahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/constantina-zavitsanos-speculative-planning-session-with-denise-ferreira-da-silva<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>This event will be Livestreamed and amplified for online viewers to run speech-to-text dictation. Captioning may also be available after the event. The New Museum Theater is barrier-free and has an on-grade entrance, on-grade elevators, and accessible facilities. The Museum has gender non-s...</p>Thu, 07 May 2015 19:00:00 -0400State of the Art Discussion: Architect Bjarke Ingels and Director of IDEAS CITY Joseph Grimahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/state-of-the-art-discussion-architect-bjarke-ingels-and-director-of-ideas-city-joseph-grimahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/state-of-the-art-discussion-architect-bjarke-ingels-and-director-of-ideas-city-joseph-grima<p>Join <strong>Karen Wong</strong>, Deputy Director, at the new global headquarters of Kickstarter for a lively discussion about urbanism, sustainability and New York City with <strong>Joseph Grima</strong>, Director of the New Museum&#8217;s <span class="caps">IDEAS</span> <span class="caps">CITY</span> initiative and Co-artistic Director of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial ; <strong>Bjarke Ingels</strong>, Founder of Bjarke Ingels Group ; and <strong>Hamish Smyth</strong>. The <em>Wall Street Journal</em> recently r...</p>Tue, 05 May 2015 18:30:00 -0400Eduardo Navarrohttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/eduardo-navarro-1http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/eduardo-navarro-1<p>Titled <em>Timeless Alex</em> , Eduardo Navarro’s newly commissioned work for the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience” departs from the conditions of experience determined by the human body to consider the phenomenological position of the turtle. The artist became intrigued by turtles’ perception of time—accentuated by the case of Lonesome George, the last living Pinta Island tortoise discovered in the G...</p>Sun, 03 May 2015 16:00:00 -0400"Gender Talents" launch with Carlos Motta and guestshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/gender-talents-launch-with-carlos-motta-and-guestshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/gender-talents-launch-with-carlos-motta-and-guests<p>Join Carlos Motta to celebrate the launch of “Gender Talents,” a web-based project by Motta that engages movements and discourses for gender self-determination within trans and intersex communities internationally. The event will feature a screening of selected video portraits drawn from the project as well as a conversation with Motta, legendary author Kate Bornstein, intersex activist and sex...</p>Sun, 03 May 2015 15:00:00 -0400DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 3 Sonichttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-3-sonic-1http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-3-sonic-1<p>In his new performance <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> , niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel, manifest in episodical live events” the performances reflect the artist’s interest in the role of black presence in sci-fi history. <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> is inspired by actor Diahann Carroll, who starred in the TV ...</p>Sun, 03 May 2015 14:30:00 -0400DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 3 Sonichttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-3-sonichttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-3-sonic<p>In his new performance <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> , niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel, manifest in episodical live events” the performances reflect the artist’s interest in the role of black presence in sci-fi history. <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> is inspired by actor Diahann Carroll, who starred in the TV ...</p>Sun, 03 May 2015 14:00:00 -0400DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 2 Rhythmic Decayhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-2-rhythmic-decay-1http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-2-rhythmic-decay-1<p>In his new performance <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> , niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel, manifest in episodical live events” the performances reflect the artist’s interest in the role of black presence in sci-fi history. <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> is inspired by actor Diahann Carroll, who starred in the TV ...</p>Sun, 03 May 2015 13:30:00 -0400DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 2 Rhythmic Decayhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-2-rhythmic-decayhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-2-rhythmic-decay<p>In his new performance <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> , niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel, manifest in episodical live events” the performances reflect the artist’s interest in the role of black presence in sci-fi history. <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> is inspired by actor Diahann Carroll, who starred in the TV ...</p>Sat, 02 May 2015 14:30:00 -0400DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 2 Rhythmic Decayhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-2-rhythmic-decay-2http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/discotropic-ep-2-rhythmic-decay-2<p>In his new performance <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> , niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel, manifest in episodical live events” the performances reflect the artist’s interest in the role of black presence in sci-fi history. <em>DISCOTROPIC</em> is inspired by actor Diahann Carroll, who starred in the TV ...</p>Sat, 02 May 2015 14:00:00 -0400Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conferencehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/rhizome-s-seven-on-seven-conference-2http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/rhizome-s-seven-on-seven-conference-2<p>Presented by Rhizome, the Seven on Seven conference pairs seven leading artists with seven luminary technologists, and challenges them to make something new together—be it an application, an artwork, a provocation, or whatever they imagine—over the course of a single day. They will unveil their creations and discuss their process at this intimate public event. </p><p>Featuring:<br />Jacob Appelbaum, indepen...</p>Sat, 02 May 2015 12:00:00 -0400First Saturdays For Families: Talking Streetshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/first-saturdays-for-families-talking-streetshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/first-saturdays-for-families-talking-streets<p>Join New Museum educators on May 2 for a special First Saturdays for Families leading up to the 2015 <span class="caps">IDEAS</span> CITY Festival, which will take place the weekend of May 28–30. </p><p>This biennial initiative considers the future of cities around the globe with the belief that art and culture are essential to the vitality of urban centers, making them better places to live, work, and play. This special Famil...</p>Sat, 02 May 2015 10:00:00 -0400Studio Visit: Jack Earlyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-jack-earlyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-jack-early<p>Join Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, for a visit with artist Jack Early at his Brooklyn studio. Early is known for exploring American identity, working with a Pop vocabulary and combining it with biographical details and personal elements of his life. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> to membership@newmuseum.org or 212.219.1222 &#215;234.</p>Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:00:00 -0400