Nov 8, 2019
Monument Lab – Book Launch and Party
Join us to celebrate the book launch of Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia, a living handbook for vital perspectives on public art and history. Hear from co-editors Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum along with several Monument Lab artists and book contributors, about their work on their renowned 2017 citywide exhibition with Mural Arts…
Nov 7, 2019
STILL BEGINNING: The 30th Annual Day With(out) Art
ICA is proud to partner with Visual AIDS for the thirtieth annual Day With(out) Art by presenting STILL BEGINNING, a program of seven newly commissioned videos responding to the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic by Shanti Avirgan, Nguyen Tan Hoang, Carl George, Viva Ruiz, Iman Shervington, Jack Waters/Victor F.M. Torres, and Derrick Woods-Morrow. The seven short videos…
Nov 7, 2019
Screening: Sophia Nahli Allison and Maori Karmael Holmes
In conjunction with Colored People Time: Banal Presents, this screening presents the work of two experimental Black female filmmakers whose films attend to the multidimensional lives of Black women. In her analysis of 19th century notions of black girlhood, historian Nazera Sadiq Wright notes that as “raced, gendered, and youthful figures, black girls occupy a…
Oct 29, 2019
Coffee and Conversation: fierce pussy’s Collective Praxis
Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee and join Rebecca Naegele, Penn MFA candidate for a conversation on fierce pussy’s collective praxis alongside the exhibition arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody / Joy Episalla / Zoe Leonard / Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified. The discussion will consider how the four artists in the exhibition have…
Oct 25, 2019
Pennsight Drop-In Tour led by Cloe Cho
Looking to engage with contemporary art on a more personal level? Attend a drop-in tour with a Pennsight docent! Using Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) as a guide, visitors will have the opportunity to create personal connections with 3 artworks through participating in open-ended dialogues in the galleries. During these conversations, visitors are encouraged to look…
Oct 22, 2019
Weitzman School of Design Lecture: Irena Haiduk
Join us at ICA for a lecture by artist Irena Haiduk, entitled “Studio Feelings.” For more information on the artist, visit: yugoexport.com or irenahaiduk.com Programming at ICA has been made possible in part by the Emily and Jerry Spiegel Fund to Support Contemporary Culture and Visual Arts and the Lise Spiegel Wilks and Jeffrey Wilks…
Oct 17, 2019
Coffee and Conversation: aeons, and/of absence
Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee and join Em Rea, MFA/MSW dual degree candidate at Weitzman School of Design and School of Social Policy & Practice, for a conversation inspired by the ICA exhibition arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody / Joy Episalla / Zoe Leonard / Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified. How do…
Oct 11, 2019
Have You Eaten Yet? Shorts – Philadelphia Asian American Film Fest
Does longing have a flavor? Can sorrow ever taste sweet? Far from a mere necessity, food forms a universal language with the power to unite communities, mend relationships, and express emotions when words fail. We promise, these culturally diverse and visually rich shorts will leave you satisfied. Yolk Director: Renee Y. Liang | 3 mins…
Oct 11, 2019
Finding the Virgo – Philadelphia Asian American Film Fest
A timeless tale of war, desperation, survival, and heroism – a story needed now more than ever before In 1980, 62 Vietnamese refugees were rescued after 10 days at sea by the U.S.-based cargo ship LNG Virgo. Now settled in the United States, one family of survivors embarks on a decades-long search for the captain…
Oct 11, 2019
Geographies of Kinship – Philadelphia Asian American Film Fest
In this powerful tale about the rise of Korea’s global adoption program, four adult adoptees return to the country of their birth and reconnect with their roots. What emerges is a deepened sense of self, belonging, and purpose, as Geographies of Kinship’s four protagonists question the policies and practices that led South Korea to become…