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Week of 04/26/2015–05/02/2015

In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel,… Performances DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 2 Rhythmic Decay
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel,… Performances DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 2 Rhythmic Decay
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,… Conversations Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conference
Join New Museum educators on May 2 for a special First Saturdays for Families leading up to the 2015 IDEAS CITY Festival, which will take place the weekend of May 28–30. This biennial initiative considers… Teen and Family Programs First Saturdays For Families: Talking Streets
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… Deluxe Members & Above Membership Studio Visit: Jack Early
Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. “We want to tell you our two stories: latent and manifest. This is our hysterical story (hysterical… Performances Chelsea Knight: Knight + Knight Latencies, with Autumn…

Week of 03/01/2015–03/07/2015

For Fitness Guide (2011), featured in the Triennial, Geumhyung Jeong modified a series of exercise machines, readjusting key parts and activating them in a durational performance. The performance begins… Performances Fitness Guide Performance by Geumhyung Jeong
As part of a series of talks and performances that will take place at The Island (Ken) (2015)—an installation by the artist collective DIS—Chus Martínez, curator and Head of the Institute of Art at… Performances DIS Whet Talks: Chus Martínez on the Metabolic Era
This daylong symposium questions how the legacy of identity politics might be reconsidered in light of our present culture, where making oneself visible is de rigueur and yet can also carry threatening… Conversations Symposium: VISIBLE/INVISIBLE
Join us from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Sky Room for a family workshop offered in conjunction with the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience,” on view from February 25 to May 24, 2015. A signature initiative… Teen and Family Programs First Saturday for Families: Place and Space
For Fitness Guide (2011), featured in the Triennial, Geumhyung Jeong modified a series of exercise machines, readjusting key parts and activating them in a durational performance. The performance begins… Performances Fitness Guide by Geumhyung Jeong
Brian Droitcour, editor of The Animated Reader, a poetry collection published as part of the Triennial, will discuss those ideas about digital media, identity, and translation in contemporary poetry that… Conversations Liquid Poetry with Brian Droitcour
Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s talk, titled “Contra Diction: Speech Against Itself,” will address the ways in which our right to silence can be preserved in what the artist calls “today’s All-Hearing… Conversations Lawrence Abu Hamdan on Contra Diction: Speech Against Itself
The collaborative Exterritory (Maayan Amir and Ruti Sela) was founded in 2009 in response to the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Employing the concept of “exterritoriality,” which… Screenings Exploring the Blind Spots of Secrecy, Censorship, and National…
For this panel, participating artists Nadim Abbas, Josh Kline, and Daniel Steegmann Mangrané will discuss how their works address a topic that the Triennial takes as its metaphorical point of departure:… Panel: On Being Surrounded

Week of 02/22/2015–02/28/2015

The work of poet Steve Roggenbuck explores, in his own words, “the new forms that poetry, humor, and spirituality might take on the internet.” Presenting and distributing his work almost exclusively… Performances Launch of Steve Roggenbuck’s New Collection
For the first event in a series of talks and performances that will take place at The Island (Ken) (2015)—an installation by the artist collective DIS—artist and comedian Casey Jane Ellison will interview… Performances DIS Whet Talks: Casey Jane Ellison on Female-Focused Artist Interviews
Basim Magdy’s work encompasses drawing, painting, installation, film, and slide projection, which dynamically pair a sobering critique of reality with imaginative speculation. He filters a preoccupation… Screenings Screening and Talk with Basim Magdy
This event provides a broader view of the artistic practice of Shelly Nadashi. In the Triennial, Nadashi presents the installation A Good Bowl of Soup (2013), which features two puppets and a painting… Screenings Screening and Reading by Shelly Nadashi
Writer Kimberly R. Drew will give a talk on the historical and theoretical background of niv Acosta’s new work DISCOTROPIC (2015). niv Acosta and his cast—Monstah Black, Alexandro Segade, and Andrew… Conversations Lecture by niv Acosta
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Reflecting the artist’s interest in the… Performances Premiere of DISCOTROPIC by niv Acosta
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Reflecting the artist’s interest in the… Performances Premiere of DISCOTROPIC by niv Acosta
For this event, Onejoon CHE will present his new three-channel documentary Mansudae Master Class (2015), which continues the artist’s previous explorations of links between military and economic geopolitics… Screenings Premiere of Mansudae Master Class: Screening and Talk with Onejoon…
See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only. Deluxe Members & Above Membership Opening Reception of the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience”
See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only. Premium Members & Above Membership VIP Preview of the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience”

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