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Gesture and Event, at WIELS, Brussels , Wednesday, December 5, 2018

http://www.wiels.org/en/events/1181/Gesture-and-Event

 

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Coinciding with René Daniëls' exhibition, the artist Melissa Gordon has organised a day of presentations that investigate the behaviour of gesture in painting. Gesture and Event brings together artists and writers working in the contemporary discourse around the role of gesture in art.

Esther Leslie,...

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Presentation at NORDIK Conference, at Copenhagen, Denmark, Saturday, October 27, 2018

Presentation at 2018 NORDIK Conference in Copenhagen:

Does Louise Lawler Make You Cry?


     The postmodern turn and the concomitant interpolation of queer/feminist Continental philosophies into art history – especially as enacted by Douglas Crimp and his theorization of photo-conceptualism as the most emblematic postmodern medium – made the aesthetic and sociopolitical worlds aware of the homophobic and patriarchal fictions that structure discourse. However, as has been noted by Judith Butler and Sara Ahmed, deconstruction certainly challenged...

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Panel at Marianne Boesky Gallery, at Marianne Boesky Gallery, NYC, Thursday, June 21, 2018

A panel discussion, moderated by art critic William J. Simmons and featuring Melissa Gordon, Lisa Oppenheim, and Eileen Quinlan, will take place on June 21, at 5:00 PM,  followed by the opening reception 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  

Marianne Boesky Gallery is pleased to present The Mechanics of Fluids, a group exhibition curated by Brussels-based artist Melissa Gordon. The exhibition explores the evolution of abstraction through the lens of feminist theory and invites critical dialogue on longstanding narratives around the genre’s development. Charting a wide...

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Panel at 601Artspace, at 601Artspace, 88 Eldridge St. NYC, Friday, June 1, 2018
In partnership with The Department of Art at Brooklyn College CUNY, 601Artspace is delighted to be hosting this year’s Brooklyn College MFA Candidates’ Thesis Exhibition, curated by our director, Sara Shaoul. 

Please join us for the opening reception Thursday May 24th from 6-8pm. 
A panel discussion featuring William J. Simmons, Yasmin Ramirez & Jane Ursula Harris will be held Friday, June 1, from 6-8 pm

Lexi Campbell 
Megan Cavanaugh
Madeline Donahue
Joshua Gabriel
Celie Gruber
Helena Halvarsson...
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Diego Velázquez's Feminisms, at Columbus, OH, Saturday, October 28, 2017
Paper presentation at the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC)
Beyond Representation: Gender Equity in the Gallery System, at Pen + Brush, NYC, Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Join POWarts for the second part of our summer series tackling issues of representation, visibility, and criticism in the arts. This series of panel discussions raises essential questions about feminism and diversity in the arts, providing a framework for all industry professionals to better address and understand these issues.

FREE WITH RSVP

Representation, visibility, and positioning are central to contemporary debates...

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Body as Biography, A Casual Talk, at New York, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Panel discussion on the occassion of Cheap Suitcase at INVISIBLE-EXPORTS gallery with Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE, Clarity Haynes, and Rona Yefman

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