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IdeasCity New York

IdeasCity New York will take place Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Sara D. Roosevelt Park on Chrystie Street, one block from the New Museum. This free and public event, themed around “100 Actions for the Future City,” will be a daylong investigation of strategies, ideas, and propositions featuring artist talks, initiatives by local organizations, performances, workshops, ... Continue reading ›

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Studio Visit: Brad Kahlhamer

Join Richard Flood, Director of Special Projects and Curator at Large, for a visit to the Bushwick studio of artist Brad Kahlhamer. His work has been described by New York Times critic Holland Cotter as possessing “a charge of psychic irritation and urgency.” It often weaves together motifs from Native American visual culture—such as totem poles, ... Continue reading ›

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Between Illegality and Personhood

For this two-part program, Paul Ramírez Jonas is joined by youth facilitators of the participatory works in his New Museum exhibition and residency “Paul Ramírez Jonas: Half-Truths,” as well as artist Guadalupe Maravilla , to explore personhood within bureaucratic structures of identification.A multidisciplinary artist born in El Salvador who migrated alone to the Unites States at ... Continue reading ›

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First Saturdays for Families: Santa Claus is Real

Join us for a special Family Day in conjunction with “Paul Ramírez Jonas: Half-Truths,” on view at the New Museum through September 17, 2017. Relying on the open-endedness of a one-on-one exchange, Ramírez Jonas’s exhibition and residency at the New Museum includes two pieces defined by direct transactions between the audience and the artist, Fake ID ... Continue reading ›

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Kaari Upson in Conversation with Leslie Dick

Livestream for this event will be available at 7 PM —Join us for a special conversation between artist Kaari Upson and writer and critic Leslie Dick, introduced by Curator Margot Norton, on the occasion of the exhibition “Kaari Upson: Good thing you are not alone,” the first New York presentation of work by the Los Angeles–based ... Continue reading ›

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Manufacturing Truth: Machine Learning and Bias

Livestream for this event will be available at 7 PM —Bringing together presenters from fields including art, journalism, and sociology, this panel will investigate how algorithms shape our lives in realms as disparate as criminal justice, online shopping, and social media. Algorithms affect everything from healthcare and insurance premiums to job opportunities and predictive policing. How ... Continue reading ›

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First Saturdays for Families: Summer Streets

Join us at Summer Streets for an offsite art-making workshop inspired by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Under-Song For A Cipher, on view at the New Museum through September 3, 2017. Often immersed in indistinct, monochrome settings, Yiadom-Boakye’s elegant characters come to life through her bold brushwork, appearing both cavalier and nonchalant, quotidian and otherworldly. In part because they ... Continue reading ›

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Under-Song for A Cipher: An Evening of Readings Selected by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Join us for an evening of readings written or selected by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, on the occasion of her exhibition “Under-Song For A Cipher.”A cast of New York–based performers will read texts by authors including Roald Dahl, Charles Baudelaire, James Baldwin, and Yiadom-Boakye herself in a special summer public program taking place in the New Museum’s Sky ... Continue reading ›

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Digital Self Defense and Empowerment Workshops, Pt. II

DATA X will demonstrate Data Selfie, a browser extension that aims to provide a personal perspective on data mining, predictive analytics, and our online data identity—including inferred information from our consumption. Algorithms and Big Data are increasingly defining our lives. Therefore, it is important—especially for those who are indifferent to this issue—to be aware of the ... Continue reading ›

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Digital Self-Defense and Empowerment Workshops, Pt. III

Equality Labs, a South Asian women’s, gender non-conforming, and trans tech collective will present a security self-defense training for your digital movement. In this two-hour workshop, learn more about the surveillance state and how you can be part of a collective self-defense movement to secure our phones, computers, network access, identities, and communication.Tickets to this session ... Continue reading ›