Sep 12, 2019
They/ She/ He/ Who’s Gotta Have It? Art Across Genders, Nations, and Forms
This panel discussion and poetry art presentation will look at visual and textual works which trouble the divisions of states, languages, cultures, and genders. The focus will be on contemporary queer artistry in the forms of photography, performance, poetry, and anime/ manga in queer, trans, Blacks, Pacific, and Asian contexts. Moderated by the Alice Paul…
Sep 9, 2019
Performance: SCRAAATCH Presents TOWER OF BABEL
*Please note: This event will be held at Holy Apostles and the Mediator Episcopal Church, 260 S. 51st St, Philadelphia, PA 19139. In conjunction with Colored People Time: Banal Presents, SCRAAATCH presents Tower of Babel (2019 – ), a site-specific aleatory composition of electronics with projections, movement, and sound sculptures. The artists offer this statement…
Sep 5, 2019
Weitzman School Fine Arts Lecture: A.K. Burns
Working as an interdisciplinary artist and educator, A.K. Burns perceives the body as a contentious domain wherein socio-political issues are negotiated. Using video, installation, sculpture, drawing, writing and collaboration, Burns queries systems of value as they are embodied at the nexus of language and materiality. Currently, Burns is developing Negative Space, a cycle of five…
Aug 23, 2019
Fall 2019 Opening Celebration
The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania welcomes you to celebrate the opening of our Fall 2019 exhibition season, comprised of the exhibitions arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody / Joy Episalla / Zoe Leonard / Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified, Colored People Time: Banal Presents, and Michelle Lopez: Ballast &…
Aug 23, 2019
Curator-Led Tour of arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody/ Joy Episalla/ Zoe Leonard/ Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified
Join ICA’s Daniel and Brett Sundheim Chief Curator, Anthony Elms on a tour of arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody/ Joy Episalla/ Zoe Leonard/ Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified. ICA’s Curator-Led Tours offer a unique opportunity to learn about our current exhibitions from the curators. Each tour covers the overarching themes and broader contexts…
Aug 23, 2019
Curator-Led Tour of Colored People Time: Banal Presents
Join ICA’s Assistant Curator Meg Onli on a tour of her exhibition Colored People Time: Banal Presents. ICA’s Curator-Led Tours offer a unique opportunity to learn about our current exhibitions from the curators. Each tour covers the overarching themes and broader contexts of the exhibition, highlighting key works of art, and providing insight into the…
Aug 23, 2019
Curator-Led Tour of Michelle Lopez: Ballast & Barricades
Join ICA’s Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE’60) Curator Alex Klein on a tour of Michelle Lopez: Ballast & Barricades. ICA’s Curator-Led Tours offer a unique opportunity to learn about our current exhibitions from the curators. Each tour covers the overarching themes and broader contexts of the exhibition, highlighting key works of art, and providing…
Aug 23, 2019
Zinemaking Workshop
Create your own zine through this interactive workshop facilitated by Suffragette City, a volunteer-run printed zine and community-based organization in Brooklyn. Suffragette City is committed to promoting the creative and intellectual ideas of strong and outspoken self-identified women and non-binary individuals. Learn the process of zine making in a collaborative space by instructors dedicated to…
Aug 23, 2019
#Blkgrlswurld Punk Fest and Zine Fair
ICA is proud to partner with #Blkgrlswurld Zine for their first punk festival, celebrating women of color in the punk, metal, and hardcore music scenes. #Blkgrlswurld is a New York City-based small-press publisher managed by Christina and Courtney Long since 2014. With a love for heavy metal, the duo has curated a program of live…
Aug 23, 2019
Panel: Punks of Color
Six guest panelists kick off the inaugural #Blkgrlswurld Punk Fest & Zine Fair. The panelists will discuss their personal journeys as black and brown youth in underground music and their relationships to music as self-expression. Moderated by #Blkgrlswurld ZINE’s Senior Editor Courtney Long, the discussion will also explore the cultural implications of punk music made…