Thursday May 17, 6pm
Screening of Art 21′s Season 6 Episode of Change
featuring artists: Ai Weiwei, El Anatsui, and Catherine Opie
How do artists respond to a world in flux? In what ways do artists act as agents of change, and what kinds of aesthetic choices do they make to express it? This episode features artists who bear witness, through their work, to transformation—cultural, material, and aesthetic—and actively engage communities as collaborators and subjects.
Thursday May 24, 6pm
Screening of Art 21′s Season 6 Episode of Boundaries
featuring artists: assume vivid astro focus, David Altmejd, Lynda Benglis, Tabaimo
Who and what limits our freedom of expression? In what ways do cultural differences affect our understanding of art and other forms of communication? How do an artist’s process and choice of medium affect our perception of his or her work? This episode features artists who synthesize disparate aesthetic traditions, present taboo subject matter, discover innovative uses of media, and explore the shape-shifting potential of the human figure.
This event is FREE and snacks and soft drinks will be available.