21 January 2010

Matta-Clark :: The City as Studio

Panel Discussion :: The City as Studio
Thursday 28 January 28 2010
7:30pm (doors open at 7pm)

Art-based interventions in the community take many forms and can have a powerful impact. How alternative art spaces and creative interventions can empower both individuals and communities will be a focus of the discussion . The panel will highlight some of the initiatives that are taking place in St. Louis and other similar cities.

Panelists will include:
Christy Gray, Executive Director, Whitaker Foundation, St. Louis, MO
• Theaster Gates, 2010 Whitney Biennial artist, Chicago, IL
• Juan William Ch├ívez, Artist & Director, Boots Contemporary Arts Space, St. Louis, MO
• Mary Jane Jacob, Executive Director of Exhibitions, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
• Luis Croquer, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Photograph: Gordon Matta-Clark, Bingo, 1974. The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Nina and Gordon Bunshaft Bequest Fund, Nelson A. Rockefeller Bequest Fund, and the Enid A. Haupt Fund. Installation photography © Francois Robert.  Gordon Matta-Clark works © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark / Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York.

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