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Saturday 05/09/15 4:30PM
Discussions

DIS Whet Talks: McKenzie Wark on “Renotopia”

In this talk, writer McKenzie Wark will explore “how a new kitchen or bathroom became the outer limits of imagining the good life.” He observes: “Once upon a time, people aspired to build, if not brave new worlds, then at least pretty cock-sure… Read more

Saturday 05/09/15 3PM
Film / Video

“Screening the Speculative” with Melika Bass, Jen Liu, and Peter Hopkins Miller

Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Further elaborating her research as part of the R&D Season: SPECULATION, Chelsea Knight has organized a screening and discussion with a group of artists… Read more

Friday 05/08/15 7PM
Discussions

Alexander Provan presents Reality Formatting

At this performance, writer Alexander Provan will tell of a typical “expert listener” undergoing a test meant to refine the compression algorithms that underlie all digital media. He will place the audience within the sensorium of a middle-aged, white… Read more

Thursday 05/07/15 7PM
Discussions

Speculative Planning Session with Denise Ferreira da Silva, Rizvana Bradley, and Che Gossett

Presented as part of “Constantina Zavitsanos: THIS COULD BE US,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. This event will be Livestreamed and amplified for online viewers to run speech-to-text dictation. Captioning may also be available after the… Read more

Tuesday 05/05/15 6:30PM
Membership Events

State of the Art Discussion: Architect Bjarke Ingels and Director of IDEAS CITY Joseph Grima

Producers Council Members & Above

Join Karen Wong, Deputy Director, at the new global headquarters of Kickstarter for a lively discussion about urbanism, sustainability and New York City with Joseph Grima, Director of the New Museum’s IDEAS CITY initiative and Co-artistic Director… Read more

Sunday 05/03/15 4PM-6PM
Music / Performance

Eduardo Navarro

Titled Timeless Alex (2015), Eduardo Navarro’s newly commissioned work for the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience” departs from the conditions of experience determined by the human body to consider the phenomenological position of the turtle. The… Read more

Sunday 05/03/15 3PM
Discussions

“Gender Talents” launch with Carlos Motta and guests

Join Carlos Motta to celebrate the launch of “Gender Talents,” a web-based project by Motta that engages movements and discourses for gender self-determination within trans and intersex communities internationally. The event will feature a screening… Read more

Sunday 05/03/15 2:30PM
Music / Performance

DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 3 Sonic

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, manifest in episodical live events” the performances… Read more

Sunday 05/03/15 2PM
Music / Performance

DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 3 Sonic

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, manifest in episodical live events” the performances… Read more

Sunday 05/03/15 1:30PM
Music / Performance

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, manifest in episodical live events” the performances… Read more

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