Transpedagogy: Contemporary Art and the Vehicles of Education
Friday, May 15, 2009, 4:00 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
What role has art education played in contemporary art practice? Artists, scholars, and critics talk about collaborative and participatory art, pedagogical experiments, and how such art can be understood and discussed. This is the first panel of a two-part symposium, presented in collaboration with The Serpentine Gallery, London. Speakers include Mark Allen, Director of the non-profit performance/installation space Machine Project; Claire Bishop, Associate Professor of Art History at the Graduate Center, New York; Tania Bruguera, artist; Jessica Gogan, Assistant Director for Education and Interpretation, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Grant Kester, Associate Professor, Art History Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego; Adam Lerner, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, and Chief Animator in the Department of Structures and Fictions; Bernardo Ortiz, artist and member of Lugar a Dudas, Cali, Colombia; Sally Tallant, Head of Education and Public Programmes at the Serpentine Gallery, London; Phillip Van den Bossche, Director, Kunstmuseum Aan Zee, Oostende, Belgium; artist Qiu Zhijie, among others.
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION, Pablo Helguera
Tania Bruguera, Qiu Zhijie, Bernardo Ortiz, Mark Allen, Phillip Van den Bossche. Moderated by Sally Tallant
Claire Bishop, Jessica Gogan, Grant Kester, Adam Lerner, Sally Tallant. Moderated by Pablo Helguera
Tickets ($10; members $8; students, seniors, and staff of other museums $5) can be purchased online, or at the lobby information desk and the Film desk.