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Tuesday 06/01/21 4PM
Conversations · Exhibition-Related

Sable Elyse Smith in Conversation with Margot Norton

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“Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America,” 2021. Exhibition view: New Museum, New York. Photo: Dario Lasagni

Join us for a conversation with artist Sable Elyse Smith in dialogue with Margot Norton, Allen and Lola Goldring Curator at the New Museum.

In conjunction with the exhibition “Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America,” the New Museum is honored to host this conversation series and highlight the practices of artists participating in this exhibition.

This program will be presented via Zoom, register for this online program here.

Sable Elyse Smith is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, and educator based in New York. Using video, sculpture, photography, and text, she points to the carceral, the personal, the political, and the quotidian to speak about a violence that is largely unseen, and potentially imperceptible. Her work has been featured at MoMA Ps1, New Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Brooklyn Museum, New York; ICA Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; and MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, amongst others. She has received awards from Creative Capital, Fine Arts Work Center, Queens Museum, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Franklin Furnace Fund, and Art Matters. She is Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Columbia University.

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Sponsors

Lead support for “Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America” is provided by the Ford Foundation.

Major support is provided by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and Agnes Gund.

New Museum Digital Initiatives are generously supported by Hermine and David B. Heller.

Generous ongoing support is provided by the Charlotte and Bill Ford Artist Talks Fund.

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.

Support of artist participation is provided by Laura Skoler.

Additional support for education and community programs is provided by the American Chai Trust.

A full list of support for “Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America” can be viewed here.

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