SOLD OUT: Artists Activating the Archive

Speaker

Moderated by Marvin J. Taylor - New York University, Fales Library, Director and Curator

Registration for this program has reached full capacity. Thank you for your interest!

This panel discussion marks the third and final installment of the 2015 History of Art Series: Repositioning the Archive, co-sponsored by METRO, The Center for Book Arts, and the New York Chapter of the American Printing History Association, with grant support from the New York Council for the Humanities.

This series of discussions explores how the archive is being repositioned, both as collection and as artistic tool. Featuring academics, curators, archivists, artists, and writers who are presenting the archive as a means of investigating and invigorating art and humanities, the panels will consider issues around information, power, and creativity.

Our third panel, Artists Activating the Archive examines the ways in which creative writers, visual artists, and performers are using archives as a catalyst in their own work and re-contextualizing archives as artwork. This panel focuses on the evolving collaboration between archival professionals and artists and how this new work is changing archives and art.

Panelists will include:

  • D. Graham Burnett - Performance Artist and Writer, New York
  • Donald Daedalus - Visual Artist, and Past Scholar at The Center for Book Arts
  • Emilio Chapela Perez - Visual Artist, Mexico City
  • Lytle Shaw - Poet and Professor of English, New York University
  • Matt Wolf - Independent Filmmaker, New York


All METRO and myMETRO Members are invited to attend this event at a discounted rate of $5 suggested donation. All others are asked to contribute a suggested donation of $10.

This event will take place at The Center for Book Arts. To RSVP, email rsvp@centerforbookarts.org, or call 212-481-0295.



This event is co-sponsored by METRO, The Center for Book Arts, and the New York Chapter of the American Printing History Association, with grant support from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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When?

Fri, Mar. 27, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. US/Eastern

Where?

The Center for Book Arts
28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
United States