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Week of 05/03/2015–05/09/2015

“We All Hung Out” is a panel discussion with David Diao, Mary Heilmann, and Billy Sullivan, moderated by Ethan Swan, editor of the New Museum publication Bowery Artist Tribute. “Living in Chatham… Conversations “We All Hung Out”: Artists and Community on the Bowery
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… Conversations DIS Whet Talks: McKenzie Wark on “Renotopia”
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… Screenings “Screening the Speculative” with Melika Bass, Jen Liu, and…
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… Conversations Alexander Provan presents Reality Formatting
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.… Conversations Speculative Planning Session with Denise Ferreira da Silva, Rizvana…
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… Producers Council Members & Above Membership State of the Art Discussion: Architect Bjarke Ingels and Director…

Week of 04/26/2015–05/02/2015

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… Performances Eduardo Navarro
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… Conversations “Gender Talents” launch with Carlos Motta and guests
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. 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,… Performances 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,… 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
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

Week of 04/12/2015–04/18/2015

In conjunction with the Triennial, the New Museum and McNally Jackson copublished The Animated Reader: Poetry of Surround Audience, an anthology of poetry edited by writer Brian Droitcour. Featuring works,… Conversations Launch of The Animated Reader: Poetry of Surround Audience
Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Please note: Entry to this event is permitted during breaks between intervals of shooting. Each interval… Performances Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth, Chapter 3 — “Resistance”…
Join us for breakfast and a private tour of UOVO, real-estate magnate Steven Guttman’s new $70 million, 280,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art storage facility in Long Island City. Have an exclusive look… Contemporary Council Members & Above Membership Private Tour of UOVO
This event marks the launch of a new online restoration of three pioneering feminist video games. In the mid-1990s, Theresa Duncan created Chop Suey (1995), Smarty (1996), and Zero Zero (1997), three… Conversations The Theresa Duncan CD-ROMs
Join us in the Sky Room for croissants, coffee, and a Q&A session with a Museum staff member to learn about behind-the-scenes happenings and receive an overview of your Member benefits. Afterward, enjoy… Standard Members & Above Membership Membership Orientation

Week of 03/22/2015–03/28/2015

Presented as part of “Constantina Zavitsanos: THIS COULD BE US,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Constantina Zavitsanos’s residency “THIS COULD BE US” includes a series of research-driven… Constantina Zavitsanos and Park McArthur: “Vanitas,…
As part of a series of talks and performances that will take place at The Island (Ken)—an installation by artist-collective DIS—Sara Watson will present a talk titled “Data is the new____” that… Conversations DIS Whet Talks: Sara Watson on Data is the new ____
Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Please note: Entry to this event is permitted during breaks between intervals of shooting. Each interval… Performances Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth, Chapter 2 — “Blasphemy”…
Presented as part of “Constantina Zavitsanos: THIS COULD BE US,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Constantina Zavitsanos’s residency “THIS COULD BE US” includes a series of research-driven… Constantina Zavitsanos and Park McArthur: “Still Life,…
Celebrate the 2015 Triennial with fellow Museum supporters by sipping cocktails in the Sky Room and enjoying a private viewing of the exhibition. By invitation only. To learn more about Membership at… Standard Members & Above Membership 2015 Triennial Members Party

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
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

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