Nov 3, 2022, 6PM

ICA and Stuart Weitzman School of Design Lecture Series: Carolyn Lazard

Carolyn Lazard, TV1 (Dead Time), 2020. Stainless steel, 22 × 25 × 7 inches (55.88 × 63.50 × 17.78 cm). Image courtesy of Carolyn Lazard.

The Institute of Contemporary Art and the Stuart Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania are pleased to present an artist lecture and conversation with Carolyn Lazard on their interdisciplinary investigation of the intersection of chronic illness, intimacy, and labor.

This free public lecture is part of a series that gathers distinguished artists, writers, and designers whose work engages with the social and cultural themes of our time.


Carolyn Lazard is an artist and writer based in New York and Philadelphia whose artistic practice spans performance, sculpture, writing, and photography. Their work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including at the 2019 Whitney Biennial and the 2022 Venice Biennale and is represented in several collections including those at the Museum of Modern Art, the Walker Art Center, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Lazard is a 2020 Disability Futures Fellow and a 2021 United States Artists Fellow. They hold a BA from Bard College and an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania.



Captioning will be available for this program via Zoom.

Please contact Brittany Clottey at with any questions.


Programming at ICA is 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 Family Foundation. Public and Student Engagement at ICA is supported by the Bernstein Public Engagement Fund, Suzanne Weiss Doft & Jacob W. Doft, Hilarie L. & Mitchell Morgan, and by Dana McDonald Strong & Mark W. Strong.