[A hand reaches for a Visa card sitting on a reflective silver ledge extended from a desk of the same material. Text on the card reads: “GIFT”. The participant’s arm occludes the museum label.]
Constantina Zavitsanos, Sweepstakes, 2015. VISA cards loaded with funds from a class action lawsuit settlement against the NYPD, 2004-2014 (paid 2015); dimensions variable, installation on ADA access desk in the New Museum entrance lobby, May to September, 2015 One card was offered to the public daily in increments of $25, $50, $100, $500. An additional card was offered Thursday evenings for up to $1000. Courtesy the artist.
New Museum and A Blade of Grass have decided to cancel this conversation series. To conclude the collaboration, Prerana Reddy, Director of Programs at A Blade of Grass, and Andrew An Westover, Keith Haring Director of Education and Public Programs at the New Museum, will participate in a brief conversation about the vision for the series and launch Blade of Grass Magazine, which will take place on June 4 at 2:00 PM.
This is an online program.
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This event will be live captioned.