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An Evening with VECTOR

FRI, Jun 22, 2018
7:30 pm

Two images of a man holding a red sign.

To celebrate the release of the artist-run journal VECTOR Issue 8, this evening includes performances by contributing artists Nobutaka Aozaki, Jesus Benavente, Caitlin Berrigan, Amy Khoshbin, Julianne Swartz, Leslie Thornton, and collaborators Melanie Crean / Shaun Leonardo / Sable Elyse Smith. Performances curated by Ellie Krakow, VECTOR guest editor. Journals will be distributed free of charge. VECTOR is a project of Peter Gregorio and Javier Barrios.

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David Wojnarowicz: A conversation with Sylvère Lotringer and Marion Scemama

SAT, Jul 14, 2018
3 pm

Film still of a person.

This conversation about the life and work of David Wojnarowicz takes as its starting point the extensive interview Sylvère Lotringer conducted with Wojnarowicz in 1991, which was filmed by Marion Scemama, one of Wojnarowicz’s frequent collaborators. 

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Self-Portrait in 23 Rounds: A chapter in David Wojnarowicz’s life 1989-1991 (2018)

SAT, Jul 14, 2018
4:30 pm

David Wojnarowicz smoking a cigarette.

A portrait of David Wojnarowicz’s life and work, this film by Marion Scemama is based on a five hour interview with Wojnarowicz conducted by Sylvère Lotringer in 1989. 

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This program offers advanced graduate students the opportunity to work directly with the Whitney’s collection and audiences within a supportive community of their peers and museum educators.

Whitney courses are multi-week programs that examine key issues in twentieth- and twenty-first-century American art and culture.

College and university students are invited to come as a class to explore the Whitney, guided by either their professor or one of our Teaching Fellows.



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