After La vida nueva: Opening Walkthrough and Performance by Amelia Bande

Fri, Aug 7, 2020
6–8 pm

Online, via Zoom

To celebrate the opening of the virtual exhibition After La vida nueva, please join us for an introduction to the exhibition by Weiyi Chang, Sofia Jamal, Colleen O’Connor, and Patricio Orellana, the 2019–20 Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellows in the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (ISP).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, After La vida nueva consists of an expanded catalogue and an online component, hosted by Artists Space, where a weekly series of “spotlights” on different works in the exhibition will include screenings, archival documents, and text. 

The exhibition features works by Amelia Bande, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0/b.a.n.g. lab, Renée Green, Rummana Hussain, Caroline Key, Alan Michelson, Rashaad Newsome, Catalina Parra, Cici Wu, and Raúl Zurita. 


6 pm
Walkthrough of After La vida nueva with Weiyi Chang, Sofia Jamal, Colleen O’Connor, and Patricio Orellana, Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellows, introduced by Sadia Shirazi, Instructor for Curatorial Studies. 

6:30 pm
Artist and writer Amelia Bande leads El estallido / The outbreak, an interactive sound and video performance reflecting on conditions of activism and community building in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stage design and camera collaboration with Rachel Higgins.

7 pm
Attendees are invited to stay for questions and comments.

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