Event | Bread and Salt: The Immigration Ban and Other Policies’ Effects on Artistic Practice and Discourse
Free panel event to take place on Sunday, October 22 at The 8th Floor in Manhattan.
The Frontview for Art and Architecture, Roya Khadjavi Projects, and The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation invite you to The 8th Floor to break bread and share in conversation as part of Asia Contemporary Art Week 2017. Curated by Mohammad Golabi and Lalita Salander, the afternoon will consist of two panel discussions and a roundtable Q&A, exploring the challenges, needs, and possible approaches towards immigration from the perspective of cultural policy and management in New York City, offering an opportunity to work together on solutions.
Featured panelists include Felicity Hogan, director of NYFA Learning; artist Shahrzad Changalvaee; artist and journalist Siddhartha Joag, founder of artistsafety.net; Clarinda Mac Low, Director of Culture Push; Laurel Ptak, director of Art in General; Laura Raicovich, director of The Queens Museum; Sebastien Sanz de Santamaria, director of operations at Residency Unlimited; and Diya Vij, Special Projects Commissioner’s Unit, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. Additionally, the program will feature a reading of a poem by Basim Mardan and the presentation of a video essay by participating artists Rambod and Ramyar Vala.
Title: Bread and Salt: The Immigration Ban and Other Policies’ Effects on Artistic Practice and Discourse
Date and Time: Sunday, October 22, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: The 8th Floor, 17 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011
Cost: Free and open to the public, with RSVP here
Update: the Rubin Foundation has reached its limit for RSVPs. If you’d like to be placed on the wait list, please email [email protected]. Seats and standing room will first be offered to those who are on the RSVP and waiting lists. After 3:15 PM, seats and standing room will be made available to anyone.
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Image: Rambod and Ramyar Vala, Challenges of Imagination, lecture performance screenshot.