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Bodies on the Line: Shirin Neshat & Carol Becker

Bodies on the Line: Shirin Neshat & Carol Becker

Columbia School of Arts Dean Carol Becker speaking with visual artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat about her work, specifically her recent film “Women Without Men.” Bodies on the Line was a 9-day colloquium at New York University, bringing together 9 artists and writers from across genres and around the world to share work, ideas and [...]

Posted: Dec 20th, 2010 | Comments: 13
Bodies on the Line: Michael Fitzpatrick and Rabbi Irwin Kula

Bodies on the Line: Michael Fitzpatrick and Rabbi Irwin Kula

Musician Michael Fitzpatrick calls out for compassion and world peace with his cello. He shares his music and discusses the power of good vibrations with Rabbi Irwin Kula.
Posted: Dec 14th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Bodies on the Line: Claudia Bernardi and Mark Danner

Bodies on the Line: Claudia Bernardi and Mark Danner

Claudia Bernardi, artist, printmaker and human rights activist presents samples of her work and has a conversation with award winning journalist and author, Mark Danner as part of Anna Deavere Smith’s colloquium on borders, Bodies on the Line.
Posted: Dec 6th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Quality, Taste, and Style: An Evening with Tim Gunn

Quality, Taste, and Style: An Evening with Tim Gunn

One of the hottest reality shows, Project Runway, introduced the world to the suave and unflappable Tim Gunn, former chair of the Fashion Design department at Parsons School for Design. Gunn discusses how the show became an overnight success. This consummate multi-tasker managed to show up every week as the star of two television shows, [...]

Posted: Sep 27th, 2010 | Comments: 2
Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate is the author most recently of Two Marriages. He has written eleven books, including a trio of essay collections, Bachelorhood, Against Joie de Vivre , and Portrait of My Body; a book of film criticism, Totally Tenderly Tragically; a book about teaching, Being With Children; and Getting Personal: Selected Writings of Phillip Lopate. [...]

Posted: Jul 9th, 2010 | Comments: 2
Breaking Ground with Bill T. Jones: Fela is Alive!

Breaking Ground with Bill T. Jones: Fela is Alive!

Bill T. Jones—creator, director, and Tony Award-winning choreographer of the Off-Broadway musical Fela!—leads this panel of performers, artists, and scholars, to take a closer look at groundbreaking African composer and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti and his place in today’s cultural landscape. The panel includes legendary musician Roy Ayers; Aaron Johnson, conductor/trombonist of the large multiethnic [...]

Posted: Jun 22nd, 2010 | Comments: 0
Where Does Life Begin?

Where Does Life Begin?

Together artist and astrobiologist construct an organism and a conversation using ZOOB, a building toy designed by Michael Joaquin Grey and inspired by biological and social networks. For the past twenty years, Michael Joaquin Grey has been creating work that extends and plays with the boundaries of art, science, and media. His investigations revolve around [...]

Posted: May 26th, 2010 | Comments: 0
The Addams Family: an Evilution

The Addams Family: an Evilution

Tee & Charles Addams Foundation Director Kevin Miserocchi presents his new book, The Addams Family: an Evilution, in conjunction with The Museum of the City of New York’s current exhibit Charles Addams’s New York. Charles Addams’s New York is an exhibition of original artworks by the legendaryNew Yorker cartoonist that capture Addams’s quintessentially idiosyncratic and [...]

Posted: Apr 7th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Red Book Dialogues: Matthew Weiner

Red Book Dialogues: Matthew Weiner

In the spirit of RMA’s exhibition The Red Book of C.G. Jung, personalities from many different walks of life will be paired on stage with a psychoanalyst and invited to respond to and interpret a folio from Jung’s Red Book as a starting point for a wide-ranging conversation.  This week features Matthew Weiner and Morgan Stebbins. About [...]

Posted: Feb 10th, 2010 | Comments: 1
Modernism and the Global Diaspora

Modernism and the Global Diaspora

Museum professional and School of Visual Arts faculty member David Ross leads a discussion with Thelma Golden, Hou Hanru, Susan Hefuna and Vasif Kortun on the impact of the global art scene on modernism. Golden is executive director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem; Hanru is the director of exhibitions and public [...]

Posted: Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments: 0
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