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  • The New School, Theresa Community and Student Center 55 West 13th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)

On Saturday October 7th two conversations will be hosted at The New School's Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Shelia C. Johnson Design Center. 

Panel 1: The Contemporary Professionalization of Activism
12:00- 2:00pm
The first panel considers the ownership of images and how they circulate in the art world versus the realm of journalism and news media broadly. 

Participants
American Artist, artist
Alexandra Bell, artist
Dread Scott, artist
Kwame Rose, activist

Moderator
Mia White, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, The New School for Public Engagement

Panel 2: Interacting Artist and Activist Communities
2:30-4:00pm
The second panel considers the roles artist communities have played historically and their related roles as activists. In this context we discuss the representation of communities through such forms of activism, the material stakes for the artists representing these communities and their involvement in the communities themselves.

Participants
Gregg Bordowitz, artist
Mendi and Keith Obadike, artists
Greg Tate, journalist

Moderator
Soyoung Yoon, Assistant Professor of Art History & Visual Studies, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School

*image: James T. Green, Animated GIF, 2015

Earlier Event: October 6
CIRCA Film Series: The Watermelon Woman
Later Event: October 7
Looking Good, QT!: Clothing Swap