Mar 30, 2017
Annual Benefit Gala To Honor Hilton Als
March 6, 2017 This year’s gala, to be held on April 6, 2018, is a celebration of performance, improvisation, and collectivity inspired by the myriad artists and musicians who have passed through ICA’s doors during this season’s exhibitions The Freedom Principle and Endless Shout. ICA is proud to honor Hilton Als, Chief Theatre Critic at…
Mar 29, 2017
Participation TV
The Institute of Contemporary Art presents a rare screening of the feminist masterwork, Another Look at the Miami Convention (1972) in celebration of the release of scholar William Kaizen’s new book Against Immediacy: Video Art and Media Populism (University Press of New England, 2016). This event is free and open to the public and will…
Mar 23, 2017
ICA Gather x Laos In The House
Laos in the House 1Laos in the House 2 As part of ICA’s Gather series, Laos in the House and poet Catzie Vilayphonh (Yellow Rage) present #BLESSED, a Lao New Year Pop-up Dinner on the outdoor terrace at ICA on Saturday, May 6. The event will focus on Lao New Year traditions, including Lao cuisine…
Mar 8, 2017
Greg Tate and Guthrie Ramsey Book Talk & Signing
Greg Tate headshotFlyboy 2 On Saturday, March 18, cultural critical Greg Tate will join professor Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. to discuss his recent book, Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader. A signing and reception will take place promptly after the conversation at 1PM. Books will be available for sale courtesy of Penn Book Center. This…
Mar 7, 2017
ENDLESS SHOUT: Mouth of Darkness by travis
In conjunction with the ongoing exhibition Endless Shout, the Institute of Contemporary Art presents Mouth of Darkness, a performance by artist travis set in motion by lead Endless Shout participant The Otolith Group. This event is free and open to the public; register here. travis, born in pre-integration, pre-electricity, pre-indoor plumbing Itawamba County, Mississippi, is…
Mar 6, 2017
Ginny Casey & Jessi Reaves
The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to present an exhibition featuring new and recent work by New York–based artists Ginny Casey and Jessi Reaves, on view April 28 through August 6, 2017. Casey’s paintings and Reaves’s sculpture meet through the sensuous surface language of decorative and domestic objects. Vases,…
Mar 1, 2017
Title Magazine Applauds The Freedom Principle
Before the exhibition closes on March 19, Title Magazine’s Anne Cross encourages readers to visit The Freedom Principle: “The Freedom Principle […] is the kind of show that I find myself encouraging everyone to go see. It is required viewing not only for anyone interested in radical black aesthetics, but also for anyone interested in…