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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Transformer FRAMEWORK Discussion Panel at the Hirshhorn:

Transformer Framework Panel #12
Radical Art - the evolution of artistic revolution
 Image: My Barbarian performs Death Panel Performance. Image courtesy of My Barbarian.

Friday, April 23, 2010; 12:30 - 2pm
Hirshhorn Museum Auditorium

This panel will explore the recent history and future of artwork that continues to challenge audiences and re-define what art is and does through its connection to social practice and activism - from early leaders like Joseph Beuys, through to the Guerrilla Girls, and more recently The Floating Lab Collective and My Barbarian.

Participating panelists include: Edgar Endress, The Floating Lab Collective (DC); Alexandro Segade, My Barbarian (CA); and Martha Wilson, Franklin Furnace, (NY). The panel will be moderated by Ryan Hill, artist; Transformer Board Member; and Manager of Interpretive Programs & Curatorial Research Associate, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden.

My Barbarian Performances:
At the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Friday, April 23, 2010, approximately 3:30pm

In tandem with FRAMEWORK Panel #12: Radical Art - the evolution of artistic revolution, My Barbarian will be presenting an artistic action on the steps of the Hirshhorn's Sculpture Garden.

At Transformer
Saturday, April 24, 2010; 8pm

Transformer is also pleased to present My Barbarian at 1404 P Street, NW project space in the DC debut of their Death Panel Performance, Saturday April 24, 2010. Space at Transformer is limited; attendance is on a first come, first seated basis.

All of these events are free and open to the public.

For further information on FRAMEWORK Panel #12: Radical Art - the evolution of artistic revolution, Transformer's presentation of My Barbarian and Death Panel Performance, and upcoming panels in Transformer's 2010 FRAMEWORK Panel Series, please contact us at infoATtransformergalleryDOTorg or 202.483.1102, and visit www.transformergallery.org.

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