Thursday, January 06, 2011

Art Talks DC

FOCUS GROUP: Four Walls, Five Women
Artist Talk, January 9, 5 PM
Presented by Black Artists of DC (BADC). A discussion on how material languages are deciphered, valued, interwoven, and acquired. Featuring work by Kristen Hayes, Jamea Richmond Edwards, Amber Robles-Gordon, and Danielle Scruggs. Curated by Zoma Wallace
DC Arts Center

Featuring Sara Reisman and Welmoed Laanstra
Monday, January 10, 7 PM
@ Dome Theater, Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd, Arlington 

Artist Talk with Magnolia Laurie & Jon Bobby Benjamin @ Hamiltonian Gallery
holding up / going home
Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 7:00 pm
Both Laurie and Benjamin have employed the politics of place, each highlighting the debris of our throw-away culture, breathing new life into the idle spaces and objects which surround us in an ever-expanding field.

Art and Science Lecture Series: Alexis Rockman @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Wednesday, January 12, 7:00pm
Contemporary artist Alexis Rockman launches a lecture series that places the science of climate change within a cultural context. Alexis Rockman talks about his artistic influences and the impact humans have on our planet.

Andreas Huyssen on Guillermo Kuitca: Everything @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Thursday, January 13, 7:00 pm
Andreas Huyssen, Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and contributor to the exhibition catalogue, discusses Guillermo Kuitca's work in relation to recent conversations about transnational modernism and its imaginative transformation in the contemporary arts.

SALON CONTRA Featuring Matt Ravenstahl and Jefferson Pinder
Monday, January 17, 7 to 9 PM @ Pink Line Project HQ 

Filmmaker Rob Parrish on Directions: Cyprien Gaillard and Mario Garcia Torres
Friday, 12:30 pm January 21
@ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

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