Event

Walid Raad and Theaster Gates in Conversation, with Mohsen Mostafavi, "On Art and Cities"

 
Who

Mohsen Mostafavi

When

Thursday, October 24
06:30pm - 08:00pm
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Where

Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Audience

Free and open to the public

Event Description


Theaster Gates, an artist trained as an urban planner and sculptor, has developed a practice that includes space development, object making, performance, and critical engagement with many publics. Among recent projects, he was a participating artist in Documenta 13 in Kassel, Germany, for "12 Ballads for Huguenot House." Gates, a 2011 Loeb Fellow, is a Creative Time Global Resident for 201213 and was honored by the Wall Street Journal as an Arts Innovator of the Year in 2012.

Walid Raad is a New York-based artist and associate professor of art at The Cooper Union. His works include The Atlas Group, a fifteen-year project about the history of Lebanon between 1989 and 2004; the ongoing projects Scratching on Things I Could Disavow and Sweet Talk: Commissions (Beirut); and several books.

This event will be hosted and moderated by Dean Mohsen Mostafavi.

Photo 1: Sara Pooley

Contact

events@gsd.harvard.edu



Events: Walid Raad and Theaster Gates in Conversation, with Mohsen Mostafavi, "On Art and Cities"

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