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Public Programs and Events - Archive
2014  

  sat, apr 19: 4 pm
EXHIBITION PERFORMANCE SERIES
In Impose Upon Me, created and performed by Christy Funsch, involves the creation, relation, translation, and performance of information via three different systems: visual/experiential, language/descriptive, and notation interpretation.
In conjunction with the exhibition Coding the Body, organized by Leah Buechley.
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  fri, apr 18: 7 pm
FILM SCREENING
What is the truth of poetry? Does anybody really know? Casey Smith, a poet from Washington, DC, sets out to explore these questions in a short film made by Mick Williams, a troubled artist who now earns his living as a commercial video-editor. The Truth of Poetry charts the dissolution of their friendship over the course of the film's production, while never quite answering the ambitious promise of the film's title.
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  sat, apr 12: 4 pm
BOOK LAUNCH PANEL
Please join us for a panel organized by apexart to celebrate the publication of our latest book Life between Borders: The Nomadic Life of Curators and Artists. With panelists: Melissa Chiu, Museum Director of the Asia Society; Sebastien Sanz de Santamaria, co-founder Residency Unlimited; Niels Van Tomme, curator and writer; and others. Moderated by apexart's Executive Director Steven Rand and Media Director Heather Felty. At Cabinet Space, 300 Nevins Street
Brooklyn, NY.
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  thu, apr 10: 6:30 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
From Somewear to Everywear: The Future of Wearable Computing and Augmented Reality, presented by Steven Feiner, will provide an overview of research on wearable computing, with a special emphasis on augmented reality, which interactively overlays computer media on our experience of the physical world.
In conjunction with the exhibition Coding the Body, organized by Leah Buechley.
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  sat, apr 5: 4 pm
EXHIBITION PERFORMANCE SERIES
In Made Corporeal, Regina Miranda and Patricia Niedermeier explore a series of questions about what is normal, how normal comes to exist, what is considered beyond normality.
In conjunction with the exhibition Coding the Body, organized by Leah Buechley.
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  wed, apr 2: 7 pm
DOUBLE TAKE READINGS
Three pairs of authors write original pieces about shared experiences. Featuring: Eric Banks, Mónica del la Torre, Adam Fitzgerald, Wendy Lesser, Arthur Lubow, and Melanie Rehak.
Organized by Albert Mobilio
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  sat, mar 29: 4 pm
EXHIBITION PERFORMANCE SERIES
For Untitled, Mariangela Lopez will present an interactive improvisational performance utilizing Laban Movement Analysis' Motif Symbols as an entry point.
In conjunction with the exhibition Coding the Body, organized by Leah Buechley.
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  sat, mar 29: 10 am – 3 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
In Algorithmic Tattoos Workshop, Jennifer Jacobs of the MIT Media Lab teaches participants how to use design software to create their own algorithmic patterns, and then apply them to the body as temporary tattoos. No prior computer or programming experience is required.
In conjunction with the exhibition Coding the Body, organized by Leah Buechley.
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  tue, mar 25: 7 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
For Touchy Feely Tech: Coding for the Social & Emotional Body, Katherine Isbister presents a series of evocative tech prototypes built to better support the social and emotional aspects of being in the world and being with each other.
In conjunction with the exhibition Coding the Body, organized by Leah Buechley.
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  sat, mar 22: 4 pm
EXHIBITION PERFORMANCE SERIES
In Beyond S/he (Rio/NYC), Regina Miranda and Patricia Niedermeier explore a series of questions about what is normal, how normal comes to exist, what is considered beyond normality.
In conjunction with the exhibition Coding the Body, organized by Leah Buechley.
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  wed, mar 19: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Coding the Body organized by Leah Buechley
Coding the Body interrogates the relationships between humans and code. It explores how code is being used to understand, control, decorate, and replicate us. The exhibition celebrates the beauty of code and its manifestations while casting a wary eye on its ever expanding power.
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  thu, mar 6: 7 pm
VIDEO PROGRAM
An evening of screenings considering a meditative approach towards the peculiarities and discrepancies of structures that culture imposes upon itself. The artists included in Current Conditions comment on the fallacy of physical and mental limits to contain the many itinerations of people and their societies, ideologies and ambitions.
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  thu, feb 27: 7 pm
EXHIBITION TALK
In conjunction with the exhibition Private Matters, organized by Ceren Erdem, Jaime Schwartz, and Lisa Hayes Williams, this panel discussion brings together artists and theorists to discuss the present and future of digital anonymity and its relevance for aesthetics, politics, and economics.
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Franchise Program   feb 15 - mar 15
FRANCHISE PROGRAM SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED
apexart's Franchise Program is an opportunity for anyone, from anywhere, to submit an idea for a group exhibition to be presented in any city outside of NYC. Send a 500-word, idea-based exhibition proposal online for consideration by an international group of more than 100 individuals.
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  sat, feb 1: 4 pm
EXHIBITION TALK
Within the context of Private Matters, this discussion will address ways in which the general public can avoid or resist surveillance in practical and day-to-day situations. Featuring artist Adam Harvey, designer Geneviewe Hoffman, and Research Action Design co-founder Becky Hurwitz. Moderated by Private Matters curator Ceren Erdem.
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  jan 25: 6-9 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING - PHNOM PENH
On the Streets organized by Chương-Đài Võ
On the Streets is inspired by the vendor cultures of Southeast Asia, where sidewalks and plazas are an essential meeting ground for commerce and social interactions. This exhibition is a comparative look at the effects of globalization on public communities worldwide through observations of their street life.
Franchise Program Winner
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  wed, jan 15: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Private Matters organized by Ceren Erdem, Jaime Schwartz, and Lisa Williams
Private Matters brings together a group of artists who, through individual strategies of sharing various kinds of secure information with the audience, eliminates the boundaries between public and private. In this context, secrets are revealed, security measures of institutions are tested, and myths—both personal and collective—are interrogated.
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2013        

  wed, dec 4: 8 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
SCARYOKE!!! FANTASY DRAFT
In conjunction with SCARYOKE!!!, organized by Dan Kois. We're bringing some of NYC's top culture critics together to take the SCARYOKE!!! Challenge but we're switching up the rules; we're giving each singer a chance to pick their song.
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  tue, nov 19: 12 pm
LUNCHTIME SING ALONG
In conjunction with SCARYOKE!!!, organized by Dan Kois. NY1 will visit apexart to cover the singing experiment of the season, SCARYOKE!!!. This exhibition challenges singers to get on stage and perform in public without knowing what song they will sing. In our Russian-roulette style karaoke bar, singers will pick up the microphone and one of 15 songs will start and if you know it, you sing it. If you don't know it, you wing it!
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  wed, nov 6: 8 pm-1 am
EXHIBITION OPENING
SCARYOKE!!! organized by Dan Kois
Kois will transform our NYC gallery into a six-week joy factory with three singing environments. Bashful singers might start off singing in the shower before working their way up to the main stage while others stay parked in the car belting out song after song. You can't select your songs so the point is to sing it or wing it!
Feat. John Brophy of Baby Ketten Karaoke
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  tue, nov 5: 6:15 pm
EXHIBITION PANEL
Join SCARYOKE!!! organizer Dan Kois and special guests Rob Sheffield, Stacy Horn, Aisha Harris, and KJ John Brophy for a panel discussion on the art, science, law, and cultural politics of singing in public. Can karaoke be art? How can singing in public affect your brain chemistry? What about the racial dynamics of karaoke: Should white people rap? What happens when black people sing in front of white audiences?
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  fri, oct 25: 7-8:30 pm
FILM SCREENING
Vaquero: The Forgotten Cowboy, directed by Hector Galán, examines a little-known aspect of Americana—the 400-year-old tradition of the vaquero, or Mexican-American cowboy. The legacy of the vaquero is told through the stories of the few remaining members of this dying breed.
At Marfa Public Library Screening Room, Marfa, TX

In conjunction with the exhibition Heterotopia organized by crystal am nelson.
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  tue, oct 22: 7 pm
FILM SCREENING
Evidentiary Dilemmas is a series of documentary and fictional films that question the stability of witnessing. Some films are personal, domestic and familial while others focus on historic moments and parody the inconsistencies of hearsay. Evidentiary Dilemmas acknowledges disorientation as an honest state of being.
In conjunction with the exhibition Death of a Cameraman organized by Martin Waldmeier.

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  fri, oct 18: 7-8:30 pm
FILM SCREENING
The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández, directed by Kieran Fitzgerald, tells a frightening and cautionary tale about the dangers of using the military as domestic law enforcement. When Esequiel Hernández was shot in 1997 he became the first American killed by U.S. military forces on native soil since the 1970 Kent State shootings.
At Marfa Public Library Screening Room, Marfa, TX

In conjunction with the exhibition Heterotopia organized by crystal am nelson.
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  thur, oct 17: 6-7 pm
LECTURE
"Meyers Springs: Images of Native American and Spanish Cultural Exchange" with Center for Big Bend Studies Archeologist Reeda Peel. Reeda Peel will present a lecture on Meyers Springs, a major source of water in dry west Texas and a center for human activity for thousands of years. At the spring site, Native American artists recorded the European contact with the indigenous people atop the older paintings.
At The Lumberyard, 213 S. Dean Street (enter on E. Dallas around the corner from The Get Go), Marfa, TX
In conjunction with the exhibition Heterotopia organized by crystal am nelson.
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Unsolicited Proposal Program   oct 11 - nov 8
UNSOLICITED PROPOSAL PROGRAM SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED
apexart's Unsolicited Proposal Program is an opportunity for anyone, from anywhere, to submit an idea for a group exhibition to be presented in our NYC venue. Send a 500-word, idea-based exhibition proposal online for consideration by an international group of more than 100 individuals.
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  tue, oct 8: 7 pm
DOUBLE TAKE READING
Three pairs of authors write original pieces about shared experiences. Christopher Sorrentino & Andrew Hultkrans, Nelly Reifler & Cathy Park Hong, Timothy Donnelly & Mary Jo Bang. Organized by Albert Mobilio
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  sat, oct 5: 2-4 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Heterotopia organized by crystal am nelson
Exploring the cultural landscape of Marfa that pre-dates Donald Judd and the contemporary art influence, Heterotopia will illuminate the pre-Minimalist history of this West Texas town.
Franchise Program Winner
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  tue, oct 1: 7 pm
DOUBLE TAKE READING
Three pairs of authors write original pieces about shared experiences. Rachel Cohen & Vijay Seshadri, Christine Schutt & Rene Steinke, and Geoff O'Brien & B. Kite. Organized by Albert Mobilio.
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  tue, sep 24: 7 pm
EXHIBITION TALK
NY Times journalist Liam Stack will discuss the state of journalism in Syria and share his curated video project, Watching Syria's War. Moderated by Martin Waldmeier. Tuesday, Sept 24: 7 pm
In conjunction with the exhibition Death of a Cameraman organized by Martin Waldmeier
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  thu, sep 12: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Death of a Cameraman organized by Martin Waldmeier
Anchored by a video captured by a Syrian cameraman who was killed while documenting a violent uprising, Death of a Cameraman explores the complex space between the camera and eye and between documentary, documentarists, and the documented.
Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner
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  fri, jul 26: 6 pm
RESIDENT TALK
Hear from two apexart residents about their recent international programs. Outbound Resident Sally Gil will reflect on her month in São Paulo and current Inbound Resident Lior Pinsky from Jerusalem speaks about his impressions of his first time in New York. In conversation with Bad at Sports correspondent Amanda Browder, Sally and Lior will speak to the effects of travel on creativity and how taking a break from making art can inspire creativity.
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  thu, jun 27: 7 pm
RESIDENT TALK
Hear from two apexart residents about their recent international programs. Outbound Resident Gisela Insuaste will reflect on her month in Bangkok and current Inbound Resident Konstantin Adjer from Moscow speaks about his impressions of his first time in New York. In conversation with Bad at Sports correspondent Amanda Browder, Gisela and Konstantin will speak to the effects of travel on creativity and how taking a break from making art can inspire creativity.
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  wed, jun 5: 6:30 pm
KAFKA'S LAST LAUGH
Scholar Anca Parvulescu presents a reading of a letter from Kafka to Felice Bauer, in which he describes a burst of laughter. Parvulescu is Associate Professor in the Department of English at Washington University in St. Louis. Her new book, Laughter:Notes on a Passion, tells the story of a modern prohibition on laughter.
In conjunction with the exhibition <laughter> organized by Kari Cwynar.
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  sat, may 25: 12-5 pm
NATURIST DAY
Australian artist Stuart Ringholt hosts a Naturist Day at apexart on May 25, featuring an artist talk, a curator's talk, and several Laughter Workshops throughout the afternoon. (All are welcome; all present must be naked.) Free with RSVP.
In conjunction with the exhibition <laughter> organized by Kari Cwynar.
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  thu, may 23: 10:30 am
RESIDENT TALK
Bad at Sports correspondent Duncan MacKenzie interviews current inbound resident Tobias Nöbauer from Vienna... in the dark!
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  wed, may 22: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
<laughter> organized by Kari Cwynar
<laughter> researches laughter as a destabilizing force, using a 6-month laughter epidemic in central Africa as its anchor.
Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner
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  fri, may 10
EXHIBITION OPENING - MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE
Memphis Social organized by Bill Doherty and Tom McGlynn
Presented in various venues throughout Memphis, this exhibition will highlight local cultural traditions alongside the work of international artists.
Franchise Program Winner
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  sat, may 4: 2 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
Since 2008, John Powers has been writing about post-war art, politics, and cinema at his blog, Star Wars Modern. For this event at apexart, Powers will place Project Echo, the giant inflatable "satelloon" the United States launched in 1959, within his ongoing exploration of sci-fi, Minimalism, and American power. In conjunction with the exhibition Exhibition Space.
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  tue, apr 23: 6:30 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
What's the deal with big balls? Author Joshua Foer explains with a visual history. In conjunction with the exhibition Exhibition Space.
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  sat, apr 13: 2 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
Professor Frits Paerels, an astrophysicist at Columbia University, will discuss the history of the National Geographic Society's photographic survey of the night sky from 1958, and the evolution of telescopes, detectors, and other tools astronomers use to study objects in space. He will lead a hands-on search for galaxies, stars, and other celestial targets using the photo plates on view at apexart and the online Digitized Sky Survey. In conjunction with the exhibition Exhibition Space.
Ages 13-up.
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  wed, mar 27: 7-9 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
Ethiopia: A Reenactment Through Fiction and Image
This evening of fiction, photography, and film will feature artists addressing issues of history, freedom of expression, and human rights in contemporary Ethiopia.
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  wed, mar 20: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Exhibition Space organized by Greg Allen
Exhibition Space considers the aesthetic and conceptual implications of photography and its pivotal role in two early milestones of the US exploration of space.
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  tue, mar 12: 7 pm
DOUBLE TAKE READING
Three pairs of authors write original pieces about shared experiences. Elizabeth Kendall & Margo Jefferson, Jess Row & Martha Southgate, and Frederic Tuten & Iris Smyles. Organized by Albert Mobilio.
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  fri, mar 8: 4 pm
RESIDENT TALK
Bad at Sports correspondent Richard Holland interviews current inbound resident Reymar Gacutan from the Philippines... in the dark!
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  tue, march 5: 7 pm
DOUBLE TAKE READING
Three pairs of authors write original pieces about shared experiences. Rick Moody & Tim Davis, John Yau & Eugene Lim, and Charles Bernstein & Elizabeth Willis. Organized by Albert Mobilio.
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  tue, feb 26: 6:30 pm
HOMELAND ALAKAZAM
22 years on, the memory of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait tends to either fade completely or be replaced with new stories about what transpired. The presenter Ala' Diab sifts through his personal memory box to find sounds and music from the past, evoking his interpretation of living through these events. Ala' Diab is a designer of games and interactive experiences. In conjunction with the exhibition Open Sesame.
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Unsolicited Proposal Program   jan 15 - feb 15
UNSOLICITED PROPOSAL PROGRAM SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED
apexart's Unsolicited Proposal Program is an opportunity for anyone, from anywhere, to submit an exhibition proposal to us for our NYC venue. Send a 500-word, idea-based exhibition proposal online for consideration by an international crowd-sourced group of more than 100 individuals.
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Unsolicited Proposal Program   feb 14-16
apexart AT COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING IN NEW YORK
apexart will have a table at the CAA meeting this year to highlight our Publications Program. On Friday, February 15: 2-3 pm, we will host a presentation on our upcoming book Life Between Borders: The Nomadic Life of Curators and Artists. Stop by the table to learn more and receive a free copy of a recent publication. Booth 821 / Americas Hall II
   

  sat, feb 16: 4 pm
SITA SINGS THE KUWAITI BLUES
Sita Sings The Kuwaiti Blues is a personal interpretation of what happened in Kuwait between August 2, 1990, and February 27, 1991. Made of re-edited material, it is a tribute to all the videos that were shared and continue to be shared over the past 20 years, in different forms, and by thousands of Arabs. In conjunction with the exhibition Open Sesame.
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  wed, feb 6
EXHIBITION OPENING IN KAMPALA, UGANDA
Video Slink Uganda organized by Paul Falzone and Marisa Jahn
Short-form experimental videos by artists from the African Diaspora will be shown in Ugandan video halls, gathering places known for showing pirated DVDs.
Franchise Program Winner
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  fri, jan 25: 10 am
RESIDENT TALK
apexart and Bad at Sports continue the Resident Talk collaborations with current Inbound Resident Sojung Jun and recent Outbound Resident Shani Peters, participants in the New York/Seoul exchange program, in conversation with BAS' Amanda Browder.
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  wed, jan 16: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Open Sesame organized by Ola El-Khalidi
Open Sesame invites artists to respond to stories collected from families from Kuwait who were forced to leave their homes during Saddam Hussein's regime, moving to Jordan, Egypt, and the USA.
Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner
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2012      

  wed, dec 19: 6:30 pm
PSYCHOLOGY OF BRANDING
Debbie Millman presents an illustrated lecture on the psychology of branding. In conjunction with Rob Walker's exhibition As Real As It Gets, which looks at our relationship to material culture through fake brands and fictional products. Debbie Millman is a writer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the Design Observer podcast "Design Matters."
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  sat, dec 8: 11 am & 2:30 pm
IMAGINARY BRANDS WITH MAKERBOT
Fake brands, real products. Join us for a tutorial in using Tinkercad 3D design software and the MakerBot Replicator to create your own imaginary brands and products. In conjuction with the Rob Walker's exhibition As Real As It Gets which examines fictional products that artists and designers have made real.
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  tue, dec 4: 7:00 pm
DOUBLE TAKE READING
Three pairs of authors write original pieces about shared experiences. Susan Daitch and Christopher Beha write about their visit to the New York Aquarium. Richard Price and Lorraine Adams talk about going home. And Jennifer Gilmore and Joanna Hershon reflect on Red Hook in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Organized by Albert Mobilio.
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  fri, nov 30: 3 pm
RESIDENT TALK
apexart and Bad at Sports continue the Resident Talk collaborations with current Inbound Resident Vumelani Sibeko in conversation with BAS' Amanda Browder.
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  tue, nov 27: 6:30 pm
SPECULATIVE SOUND PERFORMANCE
Musicians affiliated with the online Disquiet Junto collective will gather to perform speculative sound works created with documentary audio from retail establishments. Inspired by Émile Zola's fictional department store, The Ladies' Paradise, this assignment asks musicians to create a sound enviroment for the fake brand. Organized by Marc Weidenbaum, in conjuction with the exhibition As Real As It Gets, organized by Rob Walker.
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  thur, nov. 15: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
As Real As It Gets organized by Rob Walker
In the savvy 21st century, we view commercial material culture as inauthentic, phony, and less than legitimate. Or at least, that's what we say we think. As Real As It Gets puts a different idea on offer by gathering fictional products, imaginary brands, hypothetical advertising and speculative objects, devised by artists, designers, writers, musicians, companies and in one case, a government entity.
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  thur, nov 8: 7 pm
DOUBLE TAKE READING
Double Take round two! It's a commonplace — we all see things our own way. When three pairs of authors each trade takes on a shared experience they reveal just how different perception and prose can be. Organized by Albert Mobilio.
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  sat, nov 3: 3-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING IN LIMA, PERU
Lima Rooftop Ecology curated by Carlos Leon-Xjimenez
Presented on rooftops in Lima's historic city center, the exhibition Lima Rooftop Ecology will look at poverty, historic preservation, and tourism.
Franchise Program Winner
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  sat, oct. 20: 1 pm
SCAVENGER HUNT
apexart and Cabinet are teaming up on a scavenger hunt in Downtown Manhattan and Gowanus, Brooklyn! Sign up with one other person for a chance to win a host of prizes.
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  tue, oct. 2: 6:30-8 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: How Can Art Affect Political Change?
Bringing together leading theorists of contemporary art and culture, curators and artists, this panel discussion addresses the complex relationship between creative practice and political activism. Key presentations by Andrea Geyer, Marisa Jahn, Josh MacPhee, Mitch McEwen, Yates McKee, and Benjamin Young examine the shifting parameters of socially engaged art and theory within the context of these emerging political events. The discussion is introduced and moderated by Natalie Musteata.
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  tue, sept. 18: 6:30 pm
GALLERY TALK
A walk-through of the exhibition UNREST: Revolt against Reason, led by exhibition organizer Natalie Musteata with artist Iman Issa. The walk-through will address the shifting parameters of socially engaged art within the context of political events in the 21st Century, as well as the ideas behind the exhibition with a specific discussion of the works on view.
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  wed, sept. 12: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
UNREST: Revolt against Reason organized by Natalie Musteata
This exhibition explores the intersection of creative practice and political activism with work by mounir fatmi, Claire Fontaine, Shilpa Gupta, Iman Issa, Tala Madani, Ahmet Öğüt, Tomas Rafa, and Alexandre Singh.
An Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner.
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  mon, aug 27: 8:30 pm
RESIDENT TALK ON THE HIGH LINE
apexart and Bad at Sports wrap up their season of Resident Talk collaborations* with Outbound Residents James Walsh, who traveled to Bangkok, Thailand, and Stephanie Powell, who traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Duncan MacKenzie, Richard Holland, and Amanda Browder from the Bad at Sports team will conduct the interview at the Radial Bench on the High Line off the 29th Street entrance.
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  sat, july 28: 2 pm
EXHIBITION TOUR
Brian Sholis leads a tour of The Permanent Way on the last day of the exhibition, discussing his interest in the show's subject and the relationship between the construction of the trans-continental railroad, the American landscape, and photography.   
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  thu, july 19: 12 pm
RESIDENT TALK IN CHICAGO
Featuring current Inbound Resident Santiago-based music media artist Manuel Orellana, who will talk with Bad at Sports' Duncan MacKenzie and Richard Holland about his travels and explorations.
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  sat, july 7 and sun, july 8: 2 pm
WALKING TOUR
At the end of the nineteenth century, it was apparent that New York City needed a new way to get people and goods into and through town. Ferries would no longer suffice. The solution, briefly stated, was tunnels. On this walking tour, led by exhibition organizer Brian Sholis, learn the full story of the visionary engineering projects—including the original Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal—that rerouted traffic and reshaped the cityscape. In conjunction with The Permanent Way.  
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  tue, jun 19: 1 pm
RESIDENT TALK IN CHICAGO
Featuring current Inbound Resident Amman-based music journalist Ahmad Zatari,who will talk with Bad at Sports' Duncan MacKenzie and Richard Holland about his travels and explorations.
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  wed, june 6: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
The Permanent Way organized by Brian Sholis
This exhibition juxtaposes contemporary American landscape photographs with documentation of and information about the rapid expansion of railroads in the United States during the second half of the nineteenth century.
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  thu, may 24: 6:30 pm
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Songs For People I Will Never See Again is a live music performance of original music by Lucy Foley and Ross Bonadonna, drawn together with projected imagery and a spoken word narrative that weaves throughout the performance.
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  tue, may 22: 7 pm
RESIDENT TALK
Featuring current Inbound Resident Athenian silkscreener Manolis Angeliakis and recent Outbound Resident Nilay Lawson, from Washington D.C., will talk with Bad at Sports' Duncan MacKenzie and Amanda Browder about their travels and explorations.
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  fri-sat, may 18-19: 11-6 pm
PHOTO EXCHANGE
apexart will present a public program organzied by Brooklyn-based artist Kambui Olujimi entitled A Life in Pictures. Printing over a thousand of his own digital images, Olujimi invites gallery visitors to exchange snapshots from their life with selections from his photographic archive.
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  thu, may 17: 7 pm
DOUBLE TAKE READING
Double Take: It's a commonplace—we all see things our own way. When three pairs of authors each trade takes on a shared experience they reveal just how different perception and prose can be. Featuring Darcey Steinke & Shelley Jackson; Paul La Farge & Emily Barton; Joshua Cohen & Justin Taylor. Organized by Albert Mobilio.
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  sat, may 5: 4 pm
WALKING TOUR AT MEXICO FRANCHISE
Walk by Haz Ciudad (in honour of Jane Jacobs) in the affected area of Magdalena Contreras. The walk starts and ends at the exhibition site. In conjunction with the exhibition Flesh and Concrete curated by Jaya Klara Brekke and Julio Salazar, on view now in Mexico City. Meet at the entrance of Flesh & Concrete exhibition site in Mexico City — view map.  
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  sun, may 6: 2 pm
URBAN MOBILITY TALK AT MEXICO FRANCHISE
The Past and Future of Urban Mobility, with presentations by Elias Cattan from Taller13, transport historian Georg Leidenberger, and Salvador Medina Ramirez from ITDP presenting the recently published Life and Death of Urban Highways. In conjunction with the exhibition Flesh and Concrete curated by Jaya Klara Brekke and Julio Salazar, on view now in Mexico City. Meet on 9th floor of Flesh & Concrete exhibition site in Mexico City — view map.  
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  thur, may 3: 6:30 pm
ETGAR KERET READING
What We Have in Our Pockets is a participatory performance and reading featuring artist Tamar Ettun and Etgar Keret, based on a Keret short story of the same name. 
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  may 2
FRANCHISE PROGRAM OPEN CALL CLOSES
Based on the idea of creating a franchise, annually apexart holds a worldwide open call for proposals for group exhibitions to be presented anywhere in the world outside New York City. From April 4 - May 2, 2012, we will again accept 500-word submissions outlining your idea for an exhibition.
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  sun, apr 29: 2 pm
MEGA PROJECTS TALK AT MEXICO FRANCHISE
Mega-projects: presentations by Margarita Pérez Negrete, sociologist currently researching the spread of the Santa Fe model of development and the effects of the Supervia construction, Todd Litman from the Victoria Transport Institute, Alberto Serdan who has done extensive research into the financing of the Supervia construction. In conjunction with the exhibition Flesh and Concrete curated by Jaya Klara Brekke and Julio Salazar, on view now in Mexico City. Meet on 9th floor of Flesh & Concrete exhibition site in Mexico City — view map.  
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  sat, apr 28: 4 pm
BICYCLE ACTION AT MEXICO FRANCHISE
Bicitekas bicycle action, meeting place: Angel de la independencia, Mexico City. In conjunction with the exhibition Flesh and Concrete curated by Jaya Klara Brekke and Julio Salazar, on view now in Mexico City.
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  sat, apr 28: 2 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM AT MEXICO FRANCHISE
The City as an Eco-System, with presentations by biologist Luis Zambrano and Ana Mendoza Ochoa from the Institute of Ecology at UNAM. In conjunction with the exhibition Flesh and Concrete curated by Jaya Klara Brekke and Julio Salazar, on view now in Mexico City. Meet on 9th floor of Flesh & Concrete exhibition site in Mexico City — view map. 
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  wed, apr 25: 6:30 pm
PORN PANEL
Where does the responsibility of the pornographer lie? Lynsey G., porn critic and curator of the current exhibition Consent, moderates an evening of discussion of this important issue and others with Cindy Gallop, Sarah Forbes, Tina Horn, Sinnamon Love, Dan Reilly, and Madison Young. 
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  thur, apr 19
EXHIBITION OPENING IN MEXICO CITY
Flesh and Concrete curated by Jaya Klara Brekke and Julio Salazar
The exhibition Flesh and Concrete examines the contradictions in the visually impressive but socially destructive process of infrastructure development, exemplified in the construction of the extension to the Supervia Sur-Poniente highway in Mexico City. On view in Mexico City, Mexico, April 19 - May 17, 2012.
Franchise Program Winner
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  wed, apr 4: 6:30 pm
FILM SCREENING
We've run together scenes from The Graduate and The Graduate XXX to use as discussion fodder for the porn parody version, mostly as comparison, and to tie the storyline together where the parody doesn't... um... do such a good job. Featuring commentary on the film by the film's producer Dan Reilly and the exhibition's curator Lynsey G, popcorn, and—at long last—Mrs. Robinson giving a blowjob. In conjunction with the exhibition Consent, curated by Lynsey G.
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  wed, mar 21: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Consent, curated by LynseyG, explores complicated questions of sex, pleasure, intimacy, and morality and how they relate to ideas of consent in pornography. The exhibition seeks to address the nature of consensual participation in adult material, as it collapses the distance between the "us" and "them" in porn and sex.
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  sat, mar 17
RESIDENT TALK
apexart and Bad at Sports collaborate again for their Resident Talk with current apexart Inbound Resident, Kiron Robinson, visiting from Melbourne, Australia. Amanda Browder and Richard Holland from the Bad at Sports team will interview Kiron on the East River Ferry.
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  wed, feb 22: 6:30 pm
EXHIBITION TALK
Charles Armstrong will discuss the North Korean propaganda films on view in the current exhibition A Postcard from Afar: North Korea from a Distance, curated by Mark Feary. A screening of the films will be be followed by commentary by Charles Armstrong, Professor of History, Director, Center for Korean Research, Columbia University.
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  wed, feb 9: 7 pm
RESIDENT TALK
apexart and Bad at Sports are collaborating once again for their Resident Talk with current apexart Inbound Resident, Nanna Nordström, visiting from Stockholm, Sweden. Amanda Browder and Tom Sanford from the Bad at Sports team will interview Nanna in the depths of a once-hospital out in Brooklyn, getting to the bottom of what exactly the apexart Residency is, what her experiences have been during her month in New York, and new influences the city has brought.
Location: Arts @ Renaissance space / 2 Kingsland Ave (@Maspeth Ave), Garden Level, East Williamsburg — L Train Graham stop
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  sat, feb 4
EXHIBITION OPENING IN JOHANNESBURG
Just Do It! curated by Katharina Rohde
will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa: February 4 - March 3, 2012

The exhibition Just Do It! investigates the complex relationship between local commerce, embodied by the proliferation of informal small businesses called Spaza shops in Johannesburg, and the global economy.
Franchise Program Winner
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  sat, jan 14: 1 pm
EXHIBITION TALK
Curator Mark Feary gives a walk through tour of the recently opened exhibition A Postcard from Afar: North Korea from a Distance.
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  wed, jan 11: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
A Postcard from Afar: North Korea from a Distance curated by Mark Feary
This exhibition
is an attempt to envisage a state and culture that is shrouded in secrecy and the producer and victim of oppositional propaganda mechanisms. It is an attempt to develop a picture of what North Korea might be, in the absence of reliable, unbiased information of a nation that operates in exile from the international community.
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2011      

  tue, dec 13: 6:30-8 pm
FILM SCREENING
On the occasion of the publication of Artur Żmijewski's Trembling Bodies: Conversations with Artists, Stanislaw Ruksza will be hosting a screening of films by artists interviewed in the book including Paweł Althamer, Katarzyna Górna, Zbigniew Libera, Joanna Rajkowska, and Artur Żmijewski.
Introduction by Stanisław Ruksza (co-editor, curator, artistic director of Center of Contemporary Art Kronika in Bytom; apexart resident in 2009.)
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  thur, dec. 8: 6:30 pm
ARTIST TALK
Leor Grady and Carlos Motta discussed their participation in the exhibition The Walls That Divide Us and the themes that unify their work including safety and danger and the key feelings elicited by wall building.
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  sat, dec 3: 1 pm - in Miami
RESIDENT TALK
First Resident Talk collaboration with Bad at Sports: featuring Inbound Resident Patricia Leal in Miami!
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  fri, nov 11: 6:30 pm
EXHIBITION WALK THROUGH
Curator Miguel Amado will moderate a conversation with the artists Ahmet Ögüt and Anna Ostoya from the exhibition The Walls That Divide Us.
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  wed, nov 9: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
The Walls That Divide Us curated by Miguel Amado
The Walls That Divide Us addresses the post-Cold War proliferation of nation-state and city separation barriers across the globe as symbols of dissent in contemporary politics. Featured artists examine the ideology of wall building as a means of dividing land and people to establish sovereignty. Selected works explore the construction and fall of the Berlin Wall, phenomena including imperialistic enterprises and migration, and current zones of conflict such as the U.S.-Mexican border and the Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territory.
An Unsolicited Proposal Program winning exhibition.
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  sat, oct 22: 2-5 pm
MAD AS HELL!!
These authors are Mad as Hell! Organized by author and editor Albert Mobilio, Mad as Hell is an afternoon of rants, raves, and diatribes from some of New York's most celebrated authors: Dale Peck, Lynne Tillman, Eileen Myles, Patrick McGrath, Elissa Schappell, and John Haskell.
 

  october 1, 8, 15
MINI CONCERTS
Saturdays at 3pm: mini concerts will be presented by students and friends who have been influenced by Fred Hersch. Schedule here.
In conjuction with Private Stash: A Musician's Eye curated by Fred Hersch

 

Joanna Ebenstein talk   wed, sep 28: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
Joanna Ebenstein, Outbound Resident to Seoul, South Korea, in conversation with past apexart Outbound Residents, including Valerie Crosswhite who participated in the Seoul exchange in 2010, Edwin Ramoran who travelled to Athens in 2007, and Jayson Keeling who went to Addis Ababa in 2009.
 
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  september 17 and 24
MINI CONCERTS
Saturdays at 3pm: mini concerts will be presented by students and friends who have been influenced by Fred Hersch. Schedule here.
In conjuction with Private Stash: A Musician's Eye curated by Fred Hersch

 

Park Nung Saeng talk   tue, sep 13: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
To mark the end of apexart's second exchange with Seoul, South Korea, current resident Nung Saeng Park will share his thoughts on the program and his time in New York with David Kwon, Associate Director of Kips Gallery in Chelsea.
 
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  thur, sep 8: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Private Stash: A Musician's Eye curated by Fred Hersch
Private Stash: A Musician's Eye explores the influences that shape jazz musician and composer Fred Hersch's work. The exhibition will feature everything from visual artwork to personal mementos, and will give visitors the opportunity to explore the many sights and sounds that have had an impact on his oeuvre.
 

Li Mu talk   tue, jul 19: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
Marta Sarkozy, current Inbound Resident from São Paulo, Brazil, will be in conversation with Luke Leonard, Artistic Director of the performing arts organization Monk Parrots.
 
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Jocko Weyland music event   thur, jul 14: 7 pm
PERFORMANCE BY RED DAWN II
Get down with DJ Teeth and Red Dawn II when they perform at apexart.
In conjunction with the exhibition The Peripheterists, curated by Jocko Weyland.
 
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Li Mu talk   fri, jun 10: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
Li Mu, current Inbound Resident from Shanghai, China, will be in conversation with Bad at Sport's New York correspondent Amanda Browder.
 
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Jocko Weyland exhibition opening   wed, jun 8: 6:30-8 pm
GUIDED TOUR
Curator Jocko Weyland will give a guided tour through the personalities, connections, and affinities in The Peripheterists and relate anecdotal and possibly amusing tales behind why and how the works came to be in the exhibition. He will be joined by Kerry Schuss, owner of KS Art, and Jason Wright, a teacher at the University of Michigan, Ypsilanti and an artist included in the exhibition.
 
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Jocko Weyland exhibition opening   sat, jun 4: 2-4 pm
AWESOME OVERKILL
Pop-culture connoisseur Pinky Carnage hosts a screening of video creations. Pinky Carnage (aka Derrick Beckles) will interview and screen works from: Devin Flynn, Dynasty Handbag, J Penry, TV CARNAGE.
 

Jocko Weyland exhibition opening   wed, jun 1: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
The Peripheterists curated by Jocko Weyland
With an often raw and personal undercurrent of neurosis and obsession and a tilt toward the refreshingly unordinary angle, The Peripheterists deal with traditional genres, bringing up old-fashioned but eternal questions about what art is, why people bother. If they walk away from it all do they remain artists, and are the most creative necessarily the ones who "make it?"
 

  sat, may 21: 2-4 pm
Kids Poetry Event
Join us for a poetry workshop for kids ages 8-12 where kids will create poetry out of excuses. Working around the theme of "why I didn't do my homework" poet Danielle Blau will introduce examples of poetry and work with kids to create their own rhymes.
 

  weds, may 11, may 18 and may 25: 6:30 pm
Writers Speakeasy Reading Series
apexart continues its reading series with a new edition featuring 12 new authors, including Greg Ames, Angela Ashman, Melissa Broder, Joseph Colonna, Marcy Dermansky, Richard Foerster, Heather Kristin, Dylan Landis, Eric Lindley, Albert Mobilio, Stephen O’Connor, and Shelly Oria
 

apexart Franchise in Amman, Jordan   fri, may 6: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING in AMMAN, JORDAN
We Have Woven the Motherlands with Nets of Iron
Curated by Eric Gottesman and Toleen Touq
apexart moves for one month to Amman, Jordan.
 

Loa Buscunan Inbound Residency Talk   tue, apr 26: 6-7:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
Join current Inbound resident Loa Bascuñan (Santiago, Chile) as she talks about her month-long residency in New York with Juanita Lanzo, Director and Curator of Longwood Art Gallery.
 
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Raj Per Tot Inbound Residency Talk   wed, mar 23: 6-7:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
I Did It My Way
Join current Inbound resident Raj Per Tot (Trieste/Ljubljana) as he talks about his month-long residency in New York. Hosted by Salley May, curator of Avant-Garde-Arama at PS 122.
 
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Let It End Like This   wed, mar 9: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Let It End Like This
Curated by Todd Zuniga
What will they say about you when you’re gone? What would you say about yourself? Let it End Like This asks a unique blend of writers, painters, directors, models, Olympians and brillianteurs in-between to create their own obituary, examining life gone by and still to come, deeds done or that remain, great loves won or still to be, and a few famous last words along the way.
 

Let It End Like This   wed, mar 9: 5-6 pm
OPENING NIGHT PANEL
Join us on opening night for a panel of Let It End Like This contributors, hosted by the exhibition curator, Todd Zuniga. Rick Meyerowitz, Aaron Garretson, Jena Friedman, and Elna Baker will discuss how pondering their own deaths led to the creation of their projects for this show. Opening reception will follow.
 


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  feb 17 - mar 18, 2011
On view near Holland Tunnel in Manhattan, apexart's top five COMVIDEO videos.
Learn more about the exhibition COMVIDEO or watch the top ten scoring videos.
 

  thu, mar 3: 6-8 pm
open late for SoHo night
Screening of Psychic Parrot (Derek Lamb, 1975, 26 min.): An ordinary middle class suburban couple decides to live it up on the evening of the apocalypse, as predicted by a celebrity parrot on TV. In conjunction with current exhibition, also on view: Change the Channel curated by Gary Fogelson and Michael Hutcherson.
 

  fri, feb 18: 6:30-8 pm
EXHIBITION TALK
Come Hear the Psychic Parrot Speak
Change the Channel curators Gary Fogelson and Michael Hutcherson will host a screening followed by an informal Q+A. In addition to selected clips from their favorite WCVB-TV shows, they will show an episode of the sitcom Park St. Under and Derek Lamb's Psychic Parrot, a short film about a parrot that predicts the apocalypse.
 
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  tue, feb 15: 6 pm
RESIDENT TALK
Adam Burthom, from County Sligo, Ireland, will speak about his experience in NYC hosted by Laura Braslow, co-founder of Arts in Bushwick.
 
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  wed, feb 2: 6 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING: in Stockholm, Sweden
Washed Out
Washed Out is a site-inspired exhibition held in Central Tvätt, a community laundry facility in Hökarängen, a typical Stockholm suburb built in the 1940s according to the utopian urban ideals of early social democracy. Decades later, this still functioning laundry facility shares its premises with a publicly funded art center, Konsthall C, and a small collection of vintage laundry machines.
 

  wed, jan 26: 6-8 pm
OUTBOUND RESIDENT TALK
Join us for a conversation between recent apexart Outbound Residents Valerie Crosswhite (returning from Seoul, South Korea) and Nicky Enright (returning from Bangkok, Thailand). Fresh from their adventures in Asia, Valerie and Nicky will share pictures and stories from their travels, compare and contrast their experiences abroad, and discuss the inspiration that they found on their journies.
 

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  wed, jan 12: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Change the Channel: WCVB-TV 1972-1982
Artist and filmmaker Robert Gardner was part of a small group of investors in the Boston/Cambridge area who successfully waged the largest, longest coup in FCC history. By taking a closer look at Gardner's 'non-commercials', this exhibition aims to place Gardner's attempts to bring alternative culture-driven programs to a commercial television audience as an act of artistic subversion within mass culture. An Unsolicited Proposal Program Exhibition.
 


2010      

  sat, dec 11: 2-5 pm
Writers Speakeasy Reading Series
apexart continues its reading series featuring six new authors
 

  tue, nov 23: 6:30 pm
Just like the movies?
Current Inbound resident Donghyun Min (Seoul, Korea) compares his real-life experiences in the Big Apple to the New York depicted in movies.
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  wed, nov 10: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
COMVIDEO
We asked people to take commercials and make them better. Did they? They messed with the audio, video, size, color, intent and content. View and vote online or in the gallery for your favorite interpretation.
 

  wed, nov 3: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
Dividir la Identidad/Split Identity
Join us for a conversation with current apexart resident, Diego Teo, about the Mexican community in New York and the question of visibility. The event will be held in Spanish and will center on Diego's observations during his residency.
 

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  wed, oct 20: 6-8 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
What Dickens Drank
Like any good tourist, when Charles Dickens visited America in 1842, he sampled the local food and drink. So what did a Cocktail taste like in 1842? Join us as we bring to life the drinks from the pages of Dicken's book and from the archives of historic gastronomy. Hosted by Sarah Lohman.
In conjuction with You can't get there from here but you can get here from there
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  thur, oct 14: 6:30-7:30 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
newARTtheater
John Kelly, Liz Magic Laser, David Levine, and Alix Pearlstein discuss their work and its relationship to theater. As art appropriates theater, how does the aesthetics of performance evolve? The discussion, moderated by Paul David Young, is organized by and will be published in PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art (MIT Press).
apexart will be open from 6-8 pm in conjunction with SoHo night.
 
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  wed, sep 29: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
In Comparison
Four residents—Roy Samaha, Honza Zamojski, Tania Candiani, and Giles Lyon—meet to compare and contrast their different experiences with New York City residency programs.
 
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  wed, sep 15: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
You can't get there from here but you can get here from there
The exhibition explores the relationship between the act of reading and the act of residing and presents a space where reality only makes sense in relation to fiction and fiction only works because it mimics the real.
 

  Writers Speakeasy Reading Series: Summer Edition
apexart continues its reading series with a summer edition featuring 12 new authors

wed, july 28: 6:30 pm
Samantha Cohen, Tiphanie Yanique, Seth Fried, Emily St. John Mandel

wed, july 21: 6:30 pm
Nelly Reifler, Leigh Newman, Alex Morris, Sara Finnerty

wed, july 14: 6:30 pm
Brian Trimboli, Wayétu Moore, Courtney Zoffness, Ashley Tomeck
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  sat, july 17: 2-5 pm
Summer In The City
Kids ages 6-12 are invited to create their own New York inside apexart during a on-site mural project, led by artist Yana Dimitrova.
 

  wed, july 7: 6:30 pm
The Art of Celebration
Sina Najafi will talk about the changing practice of goal celebration and how these increasingly flamboyant performances reflect on the sport and those who play it. Introduced by Men With Balls exhibition curator Simon Critchley.
 
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  thur, jun 10: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Men With Balls: The Art of the 2010 World Cup curated by Simon Critchley
The FIFA World Cup is the most important and widely watched sporting event in the world and will run this year from June 11 - July 11, 2010, in South Africa. This exhibition will create the perfect football environment, a sort of mini-soccer paradise for watching games.
 

  fri, may 28: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Digital Domination - Cyber Nation organized by ABACA's Curatorial Studies students
 

  sat, may 22: 4-6 pm
EXHIBITION TALK
Thom Donovan and Sreshta Rit Premnath, at the invitation of Museo magazine, will interview Svetlana Boym and Matthew Buckingham about the potential of unrealized futures.
In conjunction with Don't Piss on Me and Tell Me it's Raining
 
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  tue, may 18: 6 pm
EXHIBITION TALK: BRIDGET ELMER and EMILY LARNED INTRODUCE ILSSA
Impractical Labor in Service of the Speculative Arts is a membership organization for those who make experimental or conceptual work with obsolete technology.
In conjunction with Don't Piss on Me and Tell Me it's Raining
 

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  tue, may 4: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
Current apexart Inbound Resident Parisian painter Marine Karbowski in discussion with painter Mimi Gross.
 

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  wed, apr 28: 6 pm
EXHIBITION TALK: PAINTERS/PAINTING
Tom Sanford will moderate a panel of five other painters who will talk about painting, including: Kamrooz Aram, Holly Coulis, David Humphrey, Dike Blair and Deborah Kass.
In conjunction with Don't Piss on Me and Tell Me it's Raining
 

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  thu, april 8: 6 pm
EXHIBITION TALK: JEFFREY DEITCH AND CARLO MCCORMICK
On the eve of Deitch's departure from New York, McCormick will talk to him about his time and legacy as one of the most visible, dynamic and controversial players in the New York art world.
In conjunction with Don't Piss on Me and Tell Me it's Raining
 

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  wed, apr 7: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
Don't Piss on Me and Tell Me it's Raining organized by Bad at Sports
You have a question, Bad at Sports has an answer. Part retrospective, part answers to submitted video questions, this exhibition will shed some light on the podcast and blog Bad at Sports.
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  thu, apr 1: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
Current apexart Inbound resident Maria-Kristiina Soomre in discussion with Anneliis Beadnell, curator of Latatara at the New York Estonian House (opens March 27).
 

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  thu, mar 25: 7-9 pm
Literary Event For New Authors organized by apexart
The reading series continues with a final night of selections from recent work, including readings by Rachel DeWoskin Keith Devin Morton, Deji Olukotun and Kerri Schlottman.
 

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  tue, mar 23: 7-9 pm --- wed, mar 24: 7-9 pm
The Almost Famous Reading Series curated by author Bruce Bauman
apexart is pleased to present its inaugural reading series presenting the work of new and emerging authors. Featuring eight writers of diverse genres, the evenings promise to unleash exciting new voices on the American literary landscape.
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  thu, mar 18: 7-9 pm --- fri, mar 19: 7-9pm --- sat, mar 20: 3-5 pm
And the moral of the story is...: three days of movie screenings curated by Zoë Gray
An extract from the eponymous non-stop film program that took place February 4-7, 2010, as part of the year-long Morality project at Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam.
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  sat, mar 13: 2-5 pm
Saturday afternoon silkscreening workshop for kids ages 6-12
In conjunction with the apexart exhibition free size in Thailand, where artists will work alongside employees inside the Sinudom Silk Screen Factory, the New York space will host a silkscreening workshop for kids. Instructor McKendree Key will teach silkscreening basics and t-shirts will be on hand to purchase for $3.
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franchise2   sat, mar 13: 2-6 pm — apexart opens in Samut Sakhon, Thailand
For Franchise 2010 we received 243 exhibition proposals from 63 countries, and jurors submitted over 5,000 votes to identify a winner. We are pleased to announce that an exhibition to be located in Samut Sakhon, Thailand, authored by Logan Bay, has won.
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  thu, mar 4: 6-8 pm
Come learn about apexart's Franchise project and the winning exhibition
free size, which will be on view from March 13 - April 17 in Samut Sakhon, Thailand.
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  tue, feb 23: 7:00 pm
The Law of Capital: Histories of Oppression
Presentation by Marina Grzinic (Ljubljana, Slovenia). Discussion on the topic of
De-linking From Capital and the Colonial Matrix of Power with guests: Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Jonathan Beller and Besnik Pula.
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  feb 16-20
A week of events organized by Antony Hudek, curator of The Incidental Person. The week culminates with a roundtable discussion with Claire Bishop, Noa Latham, Julie Martin, Barbara Steveni and Stephen Wright on Saturday, February 20, 3 pm.
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  sun, jan 17, 7:00 pm
PERFORMANCE
In conjunction with the exhibition The Incidental Person curated by Antony Hudek, join artist Will Holder to celebrate the one million and forty-seventh birthday of art.
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  sat, feb 9
RESIDENT CONVERSATION
New apexart Programs Manager Julia Knight speaks with current Inbound Resident Noy Chum about her month long stay in New York.
 

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  sat, jan 9, 3:00 pm
GALLERY TALK
In conjunction with the exhibition The Incidental Person curated by Antony Hudek, join in the launch of the Polygon Project by Raphaële Bidault-Waddington.
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  wed, jan 6, 2010: 6:30 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING
The Incidental Person curated by Antony Hudek
The late British artist John Latham referred to the 'Incidental Person' as someone who invests a situation, observes it and responds to it in a specific, though not necessarily tangible or practical, way.
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2009        
line   wed, dec 16: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT TALK
Join current apexart resident LINE HALVORSEN in conversation with NIELS VAN TOMME.
 

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  wed, nov 11: 6:30 pm
EXHIBITION TALK:
A Slice of Pie with Alanna Heiss
Discussion between Alanna Heiss, Nancy Hwang and Sandra Skurvida, in conjunction with AVANT-GUIDE TO NYC: Discovering Absence.
 

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  wed, nov 4: 6-8 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING:
AVANT-GUIDE TO NYC: Discovering Absence maps the art environment of New York of the twentieth century, reconnecting historic sites to their present functions.
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  wed, oct 28: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT TALK
Join current apexart resident EMRE HUNER in conversation with Lauren Cornell, Executive Director, Rhizome.
 

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  wed, sep 30: 6:30 pm
RESIDENT TALK: Poetry and Innocence
Poetry is compared to childhood games as a means to dissolve the distance between subject and object. Join current apexart resident LUIS SAGASTI in conversation with New York based poet and art critic RAPHAEL RUBINSTEIN.
 

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  thur, sep 24: 6-8 pm
PUBLIC PROGRAM
In conjunction with the exhibition A Way Beyond Fashion and SOHO Night: Wear ParKour (wear) by Jenny Marketou
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  fri, sep 18: 6:30 pm
EXHIBITION TALK
A Way Beyond Fashion exhibition curator ROBERT PUNKENHOFER moderates a discussion with JENNY MARKETOU, VITO ACCONCI and CARLA FERNANDEZ.
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  wed, sep 16: 6-8 pm
OPENING RECEPTION: A Way Beyond Fashion
Art and fashion's influence on the definition of society, identity and culture as well as the relationship between fashion design, cultural engagement and performative action constitute the thematic core of this exhibition.
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  wed, july 29: 6:30 pm
Current apexart resident British artist KELLY WARMAN, and MATTHEW LYONS, curator for the Kitchen, discuss the translation of the written word into performative, mediated and cinematic space, focusing on contemporary literature and film that has evolved from the novel form. In addition, Kelly Warman will read excerpts from her residency diary.
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  wed, july 8: 6 pm
Kick off party for Wondermare curated by Susan McIntosh and Albert Wilking
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  wed, july 1: 6:30 pm
MODULAR CULTURE: ARCHITECTURE AND THE ART WORLD'S GREAT FRANCHISE EXPERIMENT
As part of apexart's Franchise Project JOSEPH GRIMA will discuss the role of architecture and how it relates to the success story of franchising in the U.S., examining the standardized architectural prototypes of franchising alongside the typography of the "white cube" gallery space.
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  wed, june 24: 6:30 pm
STANISLAW RUKSZA (curator, art historian) and MARTHA KIRSZENBAUM (curator) consider stereotyped myths of Poland and communism, peripheries as stimulating places, and European politics and the conservative shift. They will also discuss the power of utopia, Polish critical art, history, and curatorial strategies.
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    various dates and times
See X, Y, Z, and U events program for related workshops, discussions and community interventions in Los Angeles in conjunction with apexart's Franchise in Los Angeles
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wed, jun 10: 6-8 pm
Opening reception for apexart's Franchise in New York City

thu, jun 4: 6-8 pm
Opening reception for apexart's Franchise in Los Angeles

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  wed, may 20: 6:30 pm
ser·en·dip·i·ty (srn-dp-t): Current apexart resident Rebecca Key and curator/media historian Michael Connor meet for the first time in person. What can you learn about a person in the first meeting? What will they talk about? Anything.....everything......or nothing?
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  thur, may 14: 6-8 pm
Opening reception for I can't get no satisfaction: Contemporary views on the everyday organized by ABACA's Curatorial Studies students
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  wed, apr 29: 6:30 pm
Plastic Surgeon: Craftsman or Artist?
Anthony Berlet, M.D., curator of apexart's current exhibition I Am Art discusses historical practices, modern procedures and the fine line between craftsmanship and art in contemporary plastic surgery.
 

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  wed, apr 22: 6:30 pm
resident/alien: current apexart's Inbound Resident Conrado Uribe in conversation with Carlo McCormick.
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  wed, apr 15: 6:30 pm
Cosmetic surgery, commercialization and culture: The case of the 'designer vagina'
A talk by Dr. Virginia Braun in conjunction with the exhibition I Am Art, curated by Anthony Berlet, M.D.
 

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  sat, mar 28: 6-8 pm
Opening reception for I Am Art curated by Dr. Anthony Berlet
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  wed, mar 11: 6:30 pm
resident/alien: Come and hear apexart's Inbound and Outbound Residents Sofija Grandakovska, Edwin Ramoran, and Jayson Keeling talk with Carlo McCormick about their experiences as an apexart resident.
 

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  thur, feb 26: 6:30 pm
apexart welcomes Brett Loudermilk, one of today's top sideshow performers and authority on the strange, the odd and the bizarre. Brett will discuss what it was like growing up in a Pentecostal Faith Healing tent show, traveling in the last carnival Ten-in-One sideshow in America, and how he became the youngest sword swallower in the world. Brett will perform select pieces from his one-man show and will answer any questions the audience may have. Not only is the event free, but as a bonus after all questions have been addressed, visitors will be shown the Egress. In conjunction with Kick My Heart's Ass.
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  wed, feb 11: 6-8 pm
Opening reception for Kick My Heart's Ass curated by Davy Rothbart
If the secrets to finding true love are often elusive, well, so are the secrets to making films about love. How do you inject humor into a film about heartbreak? How do you portray a happy romance without being too saccharine and oversentimental? Author and filmmaker Davy Rothbart, at work on a personal documentary called My Heart Is An Idiot, has asked a collection of talented and eclectic friends to explore these and other challenges by producing short, love-related films of their own.
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  thur, jan 28: 6:30 pm
resident/alien: Come and hear apexart's Inbound and Outbound Residents Shawna McLeod and Michelle Rosenberg talk with Carlo McCormick about their experiences as an apexart resident.
 

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2008        
  tue, dec 16: 6:30 pm
Join apexart resident Lonnie van Brummelen in conversation with critic and curator Carlo McCormick.
 

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  fri, dec 12: 10 am - 5 pm
Parallel symposium in conjunction with apexart exhibition Nameless Science at The Cooper Union (Wollman Auditorium). Concerning the Significance of Artistic Research for Art Education with presentations by artists in the exhibition, discussions with critical referents and keynote statements by Sarat Maharaj, Grant Kester and George Smith.
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  wed, dec 10: 6-8 pm
Opening reception for Nameless Science curated by Henk Slager
The debate on artistic research emerging worldwide in the field of visual art for some five years focuses on what artistic research could be or should be. Nameless Science aims to expand this debate by showing the outcome of artistic research in seven examples of best practices from artistic PhD projects.
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  due date: dec 1, 2008
apexart - The Franchise

Submit up to a 250-word statement on why apexart should Franchise in your city or town, anywhere in the world. Details at: apexart/franchise.php.
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  thur, nov 13: 6:30 pm
How innocent is that?

Join current apexart resident Eugen Radescu in conversation with Bosko Blagojevic about the role of innocence in the post societies. Coming from Romania, a post communist, post modern and post conceptual society, Eugen Radescu will be talking about the subject of innocence and its political and social implications in modern day Romania.
 

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  sun, nov 2: 7 pm
SNOW by John Jesurun at Monkeytown in Brooklyn
A toxic American cocktail of death, desire, technology, and television. Jesurun's four screen mixdown of the original 2000 performance launches four "characters" and twenty-two shifting POVs through the unforgiving eye of one virtual actor. Admission is free.
In conjunction with Perverted by Theater.
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  sat, nov 1: 4-7 pm
Kabir Carter's performance Shared Frequencies is a portable sound installation and performance environment that relies on multiplex radio communications events as its primary performance material.
In conjunction with Perverted by Theater.
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wed, oct 22: 6-8 pm
Opening reception for Perverted by Theater with performance by Trajal Harrell.
This exhibition selects art for its theatricality and installing it in an environment molded by theater, invoking the temporal dimension, the subject/object relation, the audience, the presence of the actor, the event of attending the theater, character, plot structure, the use of text in performance, and mimesis in order to reexamine the triangulation of visual art, performance, and theater.

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  thur, oct 16: 7-9 pm
fauxgala '08

We request the presence of your attendance at apexart's premiere fauxgala '08 during which there will a special event exhibition entitled the The Man Piece, a Group Show, curated by Vanessa Walters.
 

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  thur, oct 2: 6-9 pm
Public Program

Discussion with Melissa Rachleff Burtt, Jem Cohen, Dr. Bonnie S. Kaufman, M.D., Luc Sante and Harley Spiller, including a screening of Jem Cohen's 1996 film Lost Book Found.
 

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  wed, sep 24: 6-8 pm
Public Program

Join apexart and Mark Elijah Rosenberg, Founder & Artistic Director of ROOFTOP FILMS, in a discussion on the technological movement in cell phone capability that is influencing and altering the public’s ability to capture moments, generate content, and create entirely new modes of communication.
 

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  thur, sept 4: 6-8 pm
Opening reception for SCRAWL

Nearly 100 handmade pronouncements collected from the streets and subways of New York City over the last 25 years.
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  wed, july 23: 6:30, 7:00, 7:30 and 8:00 pm (tours every 30 min)
Special Tours for Nessie Does New York

Join Dr. Alexis Macnab, Cryptozoologist, as she explores and explains the origins, symbolism and hoaxes that populate the field. Hear tales of sightings, notorious exploits, scandals and fantasy that surround these tales and the science that guides Cryptozoologists.
 

  wed, july 9: 6:30 pm
Three Moons of Jupiter: A Conversation from the Post-Communist Universe

Join current apexart resident Simon Rees in conversation with ISCP residents Diana Artus and Jan Serych as they explore legacies of communist modernity and its impact on Lithuania, the former DDR, and the Czech Republic.
 

  wed, july 2: 6-8 pm
Opening reception for Nessie Does New York

Think that the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, Chupcabra and other creatures don't exist? THINK AGAIN! Coming to apexart July 2 through August 2.
 

    sat, jun 4
public program:
Response: incomplete world
New York video artist Shelly Silver organizes a day of activity around issues of individual and collective responsibility, which includes a preview of her soon to be finished film incomplete world.
 

    thur, jun 12
public program:
Abecedarium for Our Times
Radhika Subramaniam launches an Abecedarium for Our Times - a chapbook for re-visioning our words and our world with contributions from 26 writers and artists.
 

    wed, jun 11
public program:
Supermasochist
Sheree Rose, companion and dominatrix of Bob Flanagan shows unseen segments of and talks about Sick: The Life & Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist. Preceded by daytime film screenings.
 

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    sat, jun 7
public program:
Love Thy Neighbor
Berlin-based artist Daniel Seiple curates Love Thy Neighbor, including works by Peter Fend, Robert Longo, Michael Smith, and Lester Miller.
 

    fri, jun 6
public program:
Jocasta preview
Vicky Shick curates excerpts projected on the walls from Elise Kermani's film, Jocasta, along with objects in the gallery space by Barbara Kilpatrick.
 

    wed, jun 4
resident performance:
Azeb Worku Sibane
The Devil's Scarf and The Lion's Whiskers. Traditional Ethiopian Fairy Tales. apexart’s current international resident Azeb Worku Sibane, Addis Ababa, engages the audience in stories originating from her native Ethiopia.
 

    may 26
exhibition opening:
ABACA
ABACA (Arts Benefits All Coalition Alternative) high school students
Opening Reception, Blue Print. From the Ground Up.
With special student presentation at 7pm.
 

    apr 30
film screening:
The Devil and Daniel Johnston
Delve into the artistic genius and manic depression of singer/songwriter/artist Daniel Johnston to learn about madness, creativity and love. Current footage, vintage performances, home movies and interviews with friends and families draw an intimate portrait of one of the founders of Indie music. Directed by Jeff Feuerzeig.
 

    feb 29
exhibition talk:
Boris Groys
Please join apexart and Boris Groys in a public discussion of the current exhibition, Thinking in Loop: Three videos on iconoclasm, ritual and immortality. Groys will describe the inception and method behind his video collages, followed by questions from apexart Executive Director Steven Rand and the audience.
 

    feb 20
exhibition opening:
Boris Groys
Thinking in Loop: Three videos on iconoclasm, ritual and immortality
 

    feb 16
performance:
Already in Progress
Join us for Already in Progress, a multimedia comedy about the best modern art America is producing today...television!
 

    feb 6
public program:
Out of the Studio
A conversation between apexart resident Stefan Çapaliku (Albania) and ISCP residents Miha Presker and Luiza Margan (Slovenia), who are working in the literary and visual arts, respectively.
 

    jan 9
exhibition opening:
The (Self)Promotion Show
apexart held an open call, requesting submissions of a 30-second TV commercial about us from individuals and collaborative groups. In addition to being on view as part of the living-room-style installation, the commercials are available for viewing on our website, where viewers voted for their favorite commerical which aired on TV.
 


 
2007      
    dec 12
resident talk: Maria-Ines Rodriguez
Resident Maria Inès Rodriguez, a Colombian-born curator working in France and Spain, discussed her recent project -- part exhibition, part seminar, part meeting place -- entitled Habitat / Variation.
 

    nov 30
artist talk: Amy Balkin and Jens Haaning
Jens Haaning and Amy Balkin on Art and Public Domain in conjunction with the exhibition Land Grab.
 

    nov 29
public workshop: Land Grab
"Strategies of Occupation: Grabbing Land and The Political Agency of The Artist" Join Land Grab curators for a Public Workshop at Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School.
 

    nov 13
resident talk: Dorothy Amenuke
Resident Dorothy Amenuke (Kumasi, Ghana) in discussion with Judy Sigunick.
 
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    nov 11
artist talk: John Hawke
The artist gives an on-site talk about his intervention in a bus shelter in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, in conjunction with the exhibition Land Grab.
 

    nov 9
artist talk: Lars Vilks
Lars Vilks discusses his large-scale outdoor sculpture and the politics of keeping it alive, in conjunction with the exhibition Land Grab.
   

    nov 7
exhibition opening: Land Grab
curated by Sarah Lookofsky and Lillian Fellmann
   

    nov 3
exhibition talk: Beyond Nostalgia
The exhibition's curators and special guests Croatian artist Sanja Ivekovic and Russian-American theoretician Svetlana Boym discussed in conjunction with the current exhibition Stalking with Stories: The Pioneers of the Immemorable.
   

    oct 25
panel discussion: The State of Residency
Residency programs have become an essential component of the arts community, bringing hundreds of artists, curators and others to New York each year. apexart presents a discussion with program administrators, funders, and artists on the residency as an institution. Nathalie Angles, Fritzie Brown, Alexandra do Carmo, Kambui Olujimi and Steven Rand in conversation.
 

    oct 10
resident talk: Eduardo Verderame
Brazilian artist and curator Eduardo Verderame, discussed the complex and ever-changing role played by public art in Brazil -- and, by way of comparison, New York -- based on his experience as an organizer of several large-scale arts events that are part festival, part street intervention.
 
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    sep 19
exhibition opening: Antonia Majaca and Ivana Bago
Stalking with Stories: The Pioneers of the Immemorable
   

    jul 25
exhibition talk
In conjunction with The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe: A talk with Carlo McCormick, Sara Reisman and Steven Rand
 

    jul 6
exhibition opening
The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe
   

    jun 26
film screening: Terror Tactics
In connection with the films screening Terror Tactics, Olga Kopenkina, independent curator and art critic, discusses issues related to paranoia with Mark Boswell, Jim Finn and Anton Koslov.
   

    jun 13
residency talk: Stella Brennan
"There and Back Again: Location, Situation and the Export Imperative" talk by current resident Stella Brennan
   

    may 16
exhibition opening: Luc Sante
The Museum of Crime and the Museum of God organized by Luc Sante
   

    may 9
residency talk: Dejan Krsic
Is it possible to be a great (and) Eastern European artist?
Current apexart resident Dejan Krsic (Designer and artist, Sarajevo) in dialogue with Gary Dufour
   

    may 1
exhibition opening
Don't Get It Twisted: Violence affects everyone organized by ABACA's Curatorial Studies students - Curators' Talk at 7 pm
   

    apr 20
residency talk: Boyan Manchev
"Our Capital is Joy" - Current apexart resident Boyan Manchev (Philosopher, Paris, Sofia) in dialogue with Radhika Subramaniam, Director of Cultural Programs at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; Boyan Manchev will discuss "open concepts" such as disorganisation, resistance, joy and community, while reflecting on the question: can contemporary art still be radical if it can be at all.

   

    apr 18
film screening: Wendelien van Oldenborgh
Maurits Script by Wendelien van Oldenborgh
Discussion with filmmaker and Emily Pethick (Director of Casco Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht ) will follow the screening.

   


 

2006

       
  dec 5
Residency talk
Current apexart resident Hinako Kasagi (curator, Nagoya City, Japan) and New York-based video artist and filmmaker Shelly Silver discuss the past, present and future role of Japanese women in the arts in Japan and abroad.
   

  nov 29
exhibition opening
Thanks: Returning the Favor reconsiders the relationship of philanthropy, hidden meaning, and gift giving.
   

  nov 15
public program

Jeff Howe (WIRED Magazine) discusses "crowdsourcing" as a new corporate and cultural methodology.
   

  nov 8
public program

FOUND Magazine's Davy Rothbart & Jason Bitner share the latest, greatest finds to land at FOUND HQ and talk about publishing FOUND Magazine. Featuring music from celebrated one-man 80's band Anvil.
   

  nov 1
residency talk

Current apexart resident Erzen Shkololli (artist and curator, Kosovo) in conversation with New York-based artist and writer Sabrina Gschwandtner.
   

    oct 18
exhibition opening

Phantom Captain: Art and Crowdsourcing curated by Andrea Grover, the founder of the Aurora Picture Show, a non-profit center for film, video and new media in Houston, Texas.
   

    sep 6
exhibition opening

Neo-Con. Contemporary Returns to Conceptual Art curated by Cristiana Perrella, curator of the Contemporary Arts Program of the British School at Rome.
   

    aug 2
public program

Visual artist and musician Satch Hoyt will present improvised, self-conducted "soundscapes" on flute, percussion, and toys, with special guest Charles Fambo.
   

    jul 5
exhibition opening

Gifts go in one direction curated by Alexander Nagel, a writer and art historian who teaches at the University of Toronto
   

    MAY 24
exhibition opening

Sweet Taboos: A Mini Tirana Biennale in New York curated by Edi Muka, a freelance curator based in Tirana and Stockholm.
   

  MAY 17
exhibition talk

Displaced Histories: What are the potential gains of physical and intellectual relocation? And, more importantly, can we displace our focus without losses? Aniko Erdosi (curator and art historian, Budapest, Hungary), Hakan Topal (artist and founding member of Xurban_Collective, New York - Istanbul), and Katarina Sevic (artist, Budapest) will discuss issues of transference and displacement as addressed by the exhibition.
   

    MAY 10
residency talk

Current apexart resident Tamara Diaz Bringas (curator and writer, Costa Rica) and New York-based artist Pablo Helguera discuss creative trends in Central America.
   

    APR 12
exhibition opening

Re_dis_trans curated by Aniko Erdosi, an art historian and independent curator from Budapest.
   

    JAN 22
exhibition opening

Neo Sincerity: The Difference Between the Comic and the Cosmic is a Single Letter curated by Amei Wallach, art critic based in NYC
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    JAN 11
exhibition opening

One Brief Moment curated by Mark Soo, artist based in Vancouver
   


2005

       
    MAR 30
residency talk

Nathalie Zonnenberg curator (Netherlands/Berlin)
   

    MAR 19
gallery talk

Curator Jonas Ekeberg talks about Social Democracy Revisited
   

    MAR 16
exhibition opening

Social Democracy Revisited curated by Jonas Ekeberg, Director, The Preus Museum (Horten, Norway)
   

    MAR 12
exhibition opening

Maurizio Couldn't Be Here
Bootlegs by Eric Doeringer, organized by Fernanda Arruda
   

    MAR 15
exhibition opening

Maurizio Couldn't Be Here

The Taste of Others - video, installation, performance works and traditional Afghan dish tasting) curated by Leeza Ahmady
   

    FEB 26
exhibition opening

Maurizio Couldn't Be Here

New Humans + Matthew Suib and VOY + Kirby Conn, + tba - live collaborations between bands + video artists
   

    FEB 23
residency talk

Kai Ozawa, curator (Tokyo, Japan) with Yukie Kamiya, Associate Curator, New Museum (NYC)
   

    FEB 19
exhibition opening

Maurizio Couldn't Be Here

ARTCOM - The Final Frontier Professional TV directors create 30 or 60 sec. spots featuring artists and their work
   

    FEB 12
exhibition opening

Maurizio Couldn't Be Here
Harrell Fletcher presents Come Together (NYC) - an all day event with 25+ special guest speakers
   

    FEB 9
exhibition talk

Too Much Pollution to Demonstrate with Negar Azimi, Abbas Milani, and Farhad Moshiri at the Tribeca Grand, Grand Screen room
   

    OCT 27
residency talk

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz will speak about the contemporary art scene in Puerto Rico and screen some Puerto Rican archival films alongside some of her recent videos. Co-Director and Co-Founder of Cinema Tropical (NYC) Carlos Gutierrez will introduce Beatriz and moderate a discussion following.
   

    JAN 5
exhibition opening

Too Much Pollution to Demonstrate: Soft Guerrillas n Tehran's Contemporary Art Scene curated by Amiel Grumberg
   


2004
    NOV 10
exhibition opening

Drafting Deceit curated by Marta Kuzma
   

    OCT 27
residency talk

A talk about recent representational trends in South Eastern Europe, current apexart residents Adrian Paci and Natasa Petresin introduce their own work and the work of their peers from this region.
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    OCT 20
special program

A Residency Mixer for NY-based art residency programs - ArtsLink, iscp, Art in General, LMCC and others.
   

    OCT 16
gallery talk

Vittorio Messina (Italy) and Anila Rubiku (Albania) speak about their work in the Place for the Self.
   

    OCT 13
exhibition opening

Place for the Self curated by Amnon Barzel
   

    OCT 2
special program

Sina Queyras (writer, Brooklyn) will introduce Etgar Keret (writer, Israel), who will then read some of his award-winning short stories, followed by a question and answer session.
   

    SEP 29
residency talk

Belgian curator and writer Philippe Pirotte will speak on notions of the idyll as a reflection on temporality.
   

    SEP 22
gallery talk

Artists Gregory Green and Beryl Korot speak about their work in the exhibition Building the Unthinkable curated by Christian Stayner.
   

    SEP 8
exhibition opening

Building the Unthinkable curated by Christian Stayner
   

    JUL 14
gallery talk

Cay Sophie Rabinowitz will speak with artist Wade Guyton about how his work relates to the 2004 Summer Exhibition selection.
   

    JUL 8-15
CONFERENCE 3

Inside Out: Reassessing International Cultural Influence at The Contemporary Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawai'i
   

    JUN 30
exhibition opening

2004 Summer Exhibition curated by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz
   

    JUN 2
residency talk

Rasha Salti (ArteEast, NYC & Ashkal-Alwan, Beirut) will introduce Adania Shibli (writer, Palestine), who will then read from a selection of her short stories about daily life in Palestine in both Arabic and English. A discussion following will be lead by Suhail Shadoud (Adjunct Professor, Arabic Language at Columbia University)
   

    MAY 12
special program

The Reemergence of the Oral Tradition in the Digital Age: POETRY TV! Bob Holman, poetry pioneer and founder of the Bowery Poetry Club in New York, will present some of his poems and show excerpts from The United States of Poetry.
   

    MAY 5
residency talk

Arik Miranda and Nancy Schwartzman will speak about Xtra Large and Heeb Magazine, the work of their peers, and introduce their own multi-disciplinary art practices.
   

    APR 21
exhibition opening

Black Dragon Society
   

    APR 7
residency talk

Gavin Shettler (curator, Portland, Oregon) will speak about The Modern Zoo: Center for Arts and the Portland contemporary art scene.
   

    MAR 24
gallery talk

AAA speaks in relation to the exhibition The Future of the Reciprocal Readymade curated by Stephen Wright
   

    MAR 20
gallery talk

On the use-value of art, presented by Stephen Wright with the participation of Bureau d'études, Atlas Group, Grupo de Arte Callejero, Yes men and special guests.
   

    MAR 17
exhibition opening

The Future of the Reciprocal Readymade (The use-value of art) curated by Stephen Wright (critic, Paris). What happens when art crops up in the everyday, not to aestheticize it, but to inform it?
   

MAR 10
residency talk

Maria Clara Bernal (art historian, Bogota/London) will give a historical introduction to the terms "Créolité" and "Creolization" – which refer to the way cultures change through exchange. Caecilia Tripp (P.S.1 resident artist, Paris) will screen fragments of her video work Une agor reunionnaise which deals with different aspects of these terms.
   

    FEB 25
exhibition walk-through
With contributors to Treasure Maps, curated by Janine Antoni
Chitra Ganesh, Tim R. Riley, Michael Schumacher, Elizabeth Streb and Vinzenz Unger will speak about their work. In addition, Susan Sollins will speak about the work of Earle Brown.
   

    FEB 11
exhibition opening
Treasure Maps curated by Janine Antoni
   

JAN 28
residency talk
The Jamaican Experience through images and dialogue, examining the differences and similarities between Caribbean and North American art practices. Stanford Watson and Catherine Amidon
   

JAN 31
artist talk

Michael Rakowitz speaks in conjuction with Adaptations
   

    JAN 14
gallery talk

A conversation with artists Oscar Tuazon and Ocean Earth in conjuction with Adaptations
   

    JAN 10
artist talk

Kim Adams (Toronto) and Stealth Group (Rotterdam/Belgrade) in conjuction with Adaptations
   

    JAN 7
exhibition opening

Adaptations curated by Craig Buckley
   


2003        
    DEC 10
residency talk

This talk between Zhang Weiwei and Christopher Phillips will introduce the Pearl River Delta area - the landscape, urbanization, economics, and local culture - as context for exploring Chinese contemporary art and the strategy of Vitamin Creative Space.
   

    DEC 3
special program

Three Artists on Modernism and the Relevance of its Social and Aesthetic Utopia to Their Work organized by independent curator Carin Kuoni: Terence Gower (Mexico City and New York), Nicholas Herman (New York), and Ivan Navarro (Santiago, Chile and New York) will talk about their work and discuss shared—and divergent—takes on Modernism.
   

    NOV 19
special program

A talk by Turkish artist Serkan Özkaya
   

    NOV 15
curator talk

Curator team WHW speaks in conjunction with Looking Awry
   

    NOV 12
exhibition opening

Looking Awry organized by Zagreb-based curatorial collective 'What, How & for Whom' (WHW) - Ivet Curlin, Ana Devic, Natasa Ilic and Sabina Sabolovic
   

    NOV 1
gallery talk

GCH/Galeria Chilena speak in conjunction with To be Political it has to Look Nice
   

    OCT 29
gallery program

Video screening of work by El Vicio, "Posesión Extraterrestre"; Helena Producciones, "El Libro de Ultratumba"; and Miguel Calderón, "Discípula del Velocímetro" led by Carlos Gutiérrez (co-founder and co-director, Cinema Tropical, NYC)
   

    OCT 22
residency talk

Savvas Christodoulides is an artist who was born in Cyprus and is currently obtaining his PhD in Arts Plastique at the University of Provence in Marseille, France.
   

    OCT 14
gallery talk

in conjunction with To be Political it has to Look Nice
   

    OCT 11
exhibition opening

To be Political it has to Look Nice curated by Pablo León de la Barra
   

    OCT 1
special program

A video/film programmed by Gary Cannone (artist, Los Angeles/Rome) selected by Irene Tsatsos, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions
   

    SEP 24
residency talk

The Identity of the Mexican Art Scene: Confronting the Mainstream with Douglas Rodrigo Rada Parejas