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NIC Kay’s #blackpeopledancingontheinternet explores ways that Black online communities have engaged in the transcultural exchange of dance, movement, and music, claiming and maneuvering the internet as a space for visible, culturally coded play, political organization, and innovation.
New Museum’s Department of Education and Public Engagement presents “Ensayos: Passages,” its first online artist residency, foregrounding the department’s year-round commitment to contemporary art and pedagogy centered on personal and social growth.
Mirror/Echo/Tilt is a performance and pedagogical project created by artists Melanie Crean, Shaun Leonardo, and Sable Elyse Smith to examine the language and gestures used to describe experiences of arrest and incarceration.
Melanie Crean, Shaun Leonardo, Sable Elyse Smith: Mirror/Echo/Tilt
Multimedia artist Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972, Colorado Springs, CO) is the Department of Education and Public Engagement’s spring 2019 artist-in-residence.
Jeffrey Gibson: The Anthropophagic Effect
“MOTHA and Chris E. Vargas: Consciousness Razing—The Stonewall Re-Memorialization Project” will be the exhibition and residency presented through the Department of Education and Public Engagement’s Fall 2018 R&D Season: Generation.
MOTHA and Chris E. Vargas: Consciousness Razing
For the New Museum’s annual summer art and social justice residency and exhibition, the Black School (Joseph Cuillier and Shani Peters) and Kameelah Janan Rasheed will explore the pasts and futures of black critical pedagogies.
The Black School x Kameelah Janan Rasheed
Anna Craycroft (b. 1975, Eugene, OR) is the artist-in-residence during the Department of Education and Public Engagement’s Spring 2018 R&D Season: ANIMATION.
Anna Craycroft: Motion into Being
For his exhibition and residency “Half-Truths,” Paul Ramírez Jonas (b. 1965, Pomona, CA) will employ the mechanisms of bureaucracies and law as a starting point from which to consider truth. Ramírez Jonas explores the contours of social contracts, without which institutions meant to uphold collective governance become arbitrary, yet remain powerfully consequential in people’s lives.
Paul Ramírez Jonas: Half-Truths
A.K. Burns will be the artist in residence through the Department of Education and Public Engagement’s Spring R&D Season: BODY.
A.K. Burns: Shabby but Thriving
Working at the intersection of theater, visual arts, and critical practice, the collective My Barbarian (Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon, and Alexandro Segade) uses performance to theatricalize social problems and imagine ways of being together. The group’s New Museum exhibition and residency, “The Audience is Always Right,” are organized as part of the Department of Education and Public Engagement’s R&D Season: DEMOCRACY.
My Barbarian: The Audience is Always Right
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