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Collective Imaginings: Legacies of the Black Audio Film Collective

In 1983, Black Audio Film Collective emerged in the British art scene with their first slide-tape films, Expeditions 1: Signs of Empire and Expeditions 2: Images of Nationality, which traced the formation of black British subjectivity borne by diasporic journey. Over the next fifteen years, Black Audio Film Collective’s lyrical, essayistic films would bring together archival ... Continue reading ›

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GRIMM Gallery Tour

Join Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, for a tour of Claudia Martínez Garay’s solo exhibition at the Bowery location of GRIMM Gallery. The Peruvian-born, Netherlands-based artist is one of the most talked-about artists from the New Museum’s 2018 Triennial: “Songs for Sabotage.” Martínez Garay’s work investigates how collective visual culture, especially in relation to Peruvian histor... ... Continue reading ›

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Mass Appeals: Thomas Bayrle’s Objects of Desire

Bringing together a group of scholars, cultural critics, and writers, this panel will explore Thomas Bayrle’s long-standing inquiry into the relationship between mass media, political spectacle, and consumerism. The conversation will take up Bayrle’s interest in how cultural modes of production, distribution, and consumption shape individual desires and, when aggregated on a massive scale, reve... ... Continue reading ›

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Thomas Bayrle in Conversation with Massimiliano Gioni

Join us for a conversation between Thomas Bayrle and Massimiliano Gioni, Edlis Neeson Artistic Director, on the occasion of “Thomas Bayrle: Playtime,” the first major New York museum survey of work by the German artist.Following this conversation, John Akomfrah and Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, will discuss “John Akomfrah: Signs of Empire,” the first American survey ... Continue reading ›

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Family Meals: Sharing Histories, Sharing Futures

Inspired by the generative learning that occurs during meals in domestic, familial, and community settings, Kameelah Janan Rasheed invites artists, organizers, community members, and educators to two potluck dinners that will draw upon histories and futures of independent Black schools. This event is free and space is limited. To participate please email season@newmuseum.org with a paragraph ... Continue reading ›

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Lex Brown and Aaron Fowler: _C.E._

In conjunction with “Aaron Fowler: Bigger Than Me,” on view in the Storefront Window of the New Museum’s 231 Bowery building, Fowler has paired with Lex Brown for a new collaborative performance, C.E. . Written by Brown and devised with Fowler, C.E. brings together the sci-fi worlds of Brown’s interdisciplinary practice and Fowler’s storytelling approach to ... Continue reading ›

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Publishing Center

Taught by artist and educator Kameelah Janan Rasheed, this series of workshops restages a publishing center from her elementary school at the New Museum to examine black traditions of self-publishing, literacy, and independent schools. Focusing on historical inquiry and experimentation with printing and binding techniques, workshop sessions will explore the practical application of techniques t... ... Continue reading ›

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Library Hours in the Resource Room with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

Kameelah Janan Rasheed shares materials from her personal archival collection of printed matter, including small press publications, magazine articles on independent black schools, textbooks and curriculum sets from the mid-1970s, course catalogues, independent black periodicals, and contemporary texts. During library hours, visitors are welcome to explore the archival materials and engage in i... ... Continue reading ›