Feb 13–Mar 16
On these dates, enjoy reduced admission ($19 adults; $14 seniors and students) and see Fast Forward and Human Interest. Two floors are closed as we prepare for the 2017 Biennial.
CPI's LaTableRonde (LTR) are un-moderated by invitation only, 90-minute roundtable discussions held off-site at a loft on West 21 Street, NYC. These forums focus on contemporary cultural and social issues prompted by materials supplied by an invited prompter and providing 30 participants with the opportunity to informally exchange their views in a non-institutional setting. Audio recordings and transcriptions are made available to the participants and will not be posted to any website.
LTR Whitney Biennial #1: On the Institution
March 20, 2014
Prompter: Stuart Horodner, Artistic Director: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, editor of the of book “The Art Life: On Creativity and Career.”
LTR Whitney Biennial #2: On Curating and Authorship
April 24, 2014
Prompter: Michelle Grabner: artist, curator writer, co-founder with Brad Killiam of The Suburban, Oak Park, Illinois, and The Poor Farm in the Town of Little Wolf in Waupaca County, Wisconsin.
Critical Practices Inc., Whitney Biennial Special Edition LEF(t) #1, 2014. Newsprint, 22 x 28 in. Collection of the artist. Designed by Susan Bowman
Whitney Biennial Special Edition #1: On Structure
Publication date: March 1, 2014
The construction of form varies both in process and resolution. The development of these, are relative to the maker’s understanding of the social and cultural armature that circumscribe their practice.
1. Visual Project: Fashion Zaldy
2. Text: Poetry Christian Bök
3. Text: Technical Geeta Dayal
4. Text: Nonfiction Susan Morgan
Whitney Biennial Special Edition #2: On Appropriation
Publication date: April 1, 2014
Authorship is evolving. New narratives and alignments across fields are being generated as conversations, collaborations, and dialogues are repurposed.
1. Visual Project: Industrial Design Rie Norregard
2. Text: Nonfiction Hamish Robertson
3. Text: Journalistic Ann Marie Cunningham
and Ira Wolfman
4. Text: Script TBD
Whitney Biennial Special Edition # 3: On Devices
Publication date: May 1, 2014
Culturally, socially and economically we increasingly live in an instrumental (purposeful) and institutionalized (standardized) environment. As such all relationships come to be thought of as practical things meant to serve some pre-determined objective.
1. Visual Project: Graphic novel TBD
2. Text: Script Annie Marter
3. Text: Journalistic Jackie Dent
4. Text: Fiction Brad Fox
Academy Records and Matt Hanner
Ei Arakawa and Carissa Rodriguez
Robert Ashley and Alex Waterman
Lisa Anne Auerbach
Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Véréna
Paravel, and Sensory Ethnography Lab
Critical Practices Inc.
Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst
Radamés “Juni” Figueroa
Gaylen Gerber with David Hammons,
Sherrie Levine, and Trevor Shimizu
Tony Greene curated by Richard
Hawkins and Catherine Opie
Yve Laris Cohen
My Barbarian (Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon
and Alexandro Segade)
Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Steve Reinke with Jessie Mott
Valerie Snobeck and Catherine Sullivan
Charline von Heyl
David Foster Wallace