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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 ›

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RAGGA Presents

Marking the closing week of RAGGA NYC’s residency and exhibition, this evening event will feature performance, poetry, and music from a group of artists in the RAGGA community. This program is organized on the occasion of the exhibition and residency “RAGGA NYC: All the threatened and delicious things joining one another,” presented through the Department of ... Continue reading ›

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“Hell, Yes!” Annual Summer Party

Toast the arrival of summer from the New Museum’s Sky Room terrace, dressed in your favorite color of the rainbow, at this annual party for Members. Enjoy a spectacular sunset and signature cocktails, and spend time in the galleries to view our spring exhibitions: “Carol Rama: Antibodies,” “Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Under-Song For A Cipher,” “Kaari Upson: Good ... Continue reading ›

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First Look: Jordan Wolfson

The New Museum and Rhizome present First Look: Jordan Wolfson, a screening of video works by artist Jordan Wolfson followed by a conversation between Wolfson and Aria Dean, Assistant Curator of Net Art and Digital Culture at Rhizome.Wolfson is well-known for his videos and installations, which often mine pop culture and the everyday to explore technology, ... Continue reading ›