Oct 19, 2021
Day With(out) Art 2021: ENDURING CARE
The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania is proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2021 on December 1, 2021 from 12-6PM with a continuous screening of ENDURING CARE, a video program highlighting strategies of community care within the ongoing HIV epidemic. The program features newly commissioned work by Katherine…
Oct 13, 2021
Visual Studies/Sachs Lecture in Contemporary Art: Liz Deschenes
“Liz Deschenes is a photographer who, in the best modernist tradition, pushes against the basic terms by which photography is conventionally defined: instantaneity, veracity, fixity, or reproducibility,” writes curator and critic Matthew Witkovsky. Indeed, Deschenes uses durational photogramatic exposure to create unique, shifting surfaces that frequently function as sculptural or architectural rather than photographic objects.…
Sep 22, 2021
Sound Art Revisited with Alan Licht and Julie Beth Napolin
Alan Licht, author of Sound Art Revisited, will be in discussion with sound studies and resonance scholar, Julie Beth Napolin. They will discuss the implications of Licht’s new book for the history of sound art/sound art history, which constantly has to be “revisited,” not only because it is still largely unknown but because it depends…
Sep 14, 2021
Manifold Meanings: Indigenous Art and Perspectives
This round table discussion, moderated by Tailinh Agoyo, will feature artist and muralist Priscilla Bell (Taino), playwright and educator Murielle Borst-Tarrant (Kuna/Rappahannock Nations), and multi-disciplinary artist Jason Wesaw (Potawatomi). Together, they will explore the manifold meanings and manifestations of Native art, reflecting a plurality of artistic practices and perspectives, and engaging questions of representation, audience,…
Sep 14, 2021
Weitzman Lecture: Lee Mingwei
Born in Taiwan in 1964 and currently living in Paris and New York City, Lee Mingwei creates participatory installations, where strangers can explore issues of trust, intimacy, and self-awareness, and one-on-one events, in which visitors explore these issues with the artist through eating, sleeping, walking and conversation. Lee’s projects are often open-ended scenarios for everyday…
Sep 14, 2021
Weitzman Lecture: Candice Lin
Candice Lin is an artist whose practice utilizes installation, drawing, video, and living materials and processes, such as mold, mushrooms, bacteria, fermentation, and stains. Her solo exhibition, Seeping, Rotting, Resting, Weeping, is currently on view at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Other recent solo exhibitions include the Times Museum, Guangzhou, China (2021); Govett Brewster…
Sep 14, 2021
Weitzman Lecture: Fia Backström
Fia Backström (b. 1970, Sweden) is an artist based in New York, NY. Working in diverse mediums including photography, writing, installation, and performance, Backström agitates the social life of language and materials. Her practice maintains a longstanding inquiry into the glue of collectivity, with titles such as: The Shape of Co-to Come at ABF, Stockholm…
Sep 14, 2021
Weitzman Lecture: Postcommodity
Postcommodity is an interdisciplinary arts collective founded in the mid-2000s, currently comprised of Cristóbal Martínez and Kade L. Twist. Postcommodity’s art functions as a shared Indigenous lens and voice to engage the assaultive manifestations of the global market and its supporting institutions, public perceptions, beliefs, and individual actions that comprise the ever-expanding, multinational, multiracial and…
Sep 10, 2021
Q+A with Meg Onli and Erin Christovale
Join the organizers of Ulysses Jenkins: Without Your Interpretation for a Zoom Q+A. For this program, Meg Onli, Andrea B. Laporte Associate Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, and Erin Christovale, Associate Curator, Hammer Museum, will be fielding questions from the audience. This Q+A session will take place after the premiere of a…
Aug 27, 2021
Visiting Hours: December
We’ve missed you and look forward to welcoming you back to our galleries! For everyone’s health and safety, we’ve made some changes and are limiting capacity. Entry is by timed ticket only. Schedule your visit for December below. Before scheduling your visit, please make sure to read our latest safety protocols and guidelines.