Gina Beavers. Who Has Braces. 2014.  Acrylic and wood on canvas panel. Courtesy the artist.

Join us for MoMA PS1’s Spring Open House, celebrating the opening of a new season of exhibitions with an afternoon of talks and performances presented by VW Sunday Sessions. The entire day is free and open to the public.

At 1 p.m., a conversation with artist Gina Beavers and Curatorial Associate Oliver Shultz will mark the opening of Beavers' first solo museum exhibition and the launch of her monograph published by GNYP Gallery, which features essays by Ellen Blumenstein, Colby Chamberlain, and Naomi Fry.

Artist and filmmaker Titus Kaphar and memoirist, poet, and attorney Reginald Dwayne Betts join Alec Karakastanis of Civil Rights Corps and typeface designers Jeremy Mickel and Forest Young at 2 p.m. for an in-gallery discussion on their exhibition Redaction: A Project by Titus Kaphar and Reginald Dwayne Betts, the legal cases that are at the foundation of the work, and the new open-source typeface that is an extension of the project.

At 3 p.m., artist Simone Fattal will speak with Curator Ruba Katrib on the occasion of Fattal’s first U.S. retrospective, Simone Fattal: Works and Days, followed at 4 p.m. by a conversation between Katrib and members of the Australia-based Karrabing Film Collective, whose work uses filmmaking to meld tradition and activism.

At 5 p.m. artist Zheng Guogu will discuss his exhibition Visionary Transformation with Chief Curator Peter Eleey.

Swiss vocalist Aïsha Devi will perform live in the VW Dome to close the afternoon.

VW Sunday Sessions is organized by Taja Cheek, Assistant Curator, and Alex Sloane, Assistant Curator, with Alexandra Rosenberg, Associate Producer, Chris Masullo, Production Coordinator, Eliza Brennessel, Performance Coordinator, and Enrique Alba, Production Assistant.

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VW Sunday Sessions and the VW Dome at MoMA PS1 are made possible by a partnership with Volkswagen of America, who have supported the program since its inception.

Major support is provided by the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation.

Dance programming as part of VW Sunday Sessions at MoMA PS1 is supported in part by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.