Thursday 06/04/20 2PM

Give/Take: Languages of Debt and Care

Cover Image:

[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.

Please RSVP here to receive a link to the online conversation.

Accessibility Information:
This event will be live captioned.


This program is co-presented with A Blade of Grass.

Support for Education and Public Engagement programs is provided, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Endowment support is provided by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; the Skadden, Arps Education Programs Fund; and the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Education Programs at the New Museum.

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