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Performance & Protest in Public Art

02/28/18 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Ave. Map

347-441-9181

$15 and up


28-02-2018 12:00:00 28-02-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Performance & Protest in Public Art | 6:30pm – 8:30pm Performance artists Tania Bruguera and Kate Gilmore both consider questions of power and identity in their work. Politically motivated, Havana-native Bruguera explores the relationship between art, activism, and social change, often through the lens of immigration, while the New York-based Gilmore engages with ideas of femininity, gender, and sex. In this intimate conversation, the two artists will discuss their turn to performance as a medium for critiquing contemporary issues of politics, gender, and society. Prior to the conversation, Gilmore will stage a live, site specific performance using the Museum's architecture as inspiration. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=248308 Museum of the City of New York Museum of the City of New York
Performance artists Tania Bruguera and Kate Gilmore both consider questions of power and identity in their work. Politically motivated, Havana-native Bruguera explores the relationship between art, activism, and social change, often through the lens of immigration, while the New York-based Gilmore engages with ideas of femininity, gender, and sex. In this intimate conversation, the two artists will discuss their turn to performance as a medium for critiquing contemporary issues of politics, gender, and society.

Prior to the conversation, Gilmore will stage a live, site specific performance using the Museum's architecture as inspiration.

Venue Description: Open 7 days a week, 10am-6pm. $10; $6, seniors/students; free, 12 & under.

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