Feb 11, 2022
Introduction to RAW Académie at ICA: Infrastructure with Linda Goode Bryant, Marielle Ingram, Marie Hélène Pereira, Dulcie Abrahams Altass, and Alex Klein
Linda Goode Bryant, Artistic Director for RAW Académie at ICA, introduces her vision for the session in Philadelphia and her work towards creating a different arts infrastructure. Joining her in conversation are Marie Hélène Pereira and Dulcie Abrahams Altass of RAW Material Company, Marielle Ingram, and Alex Klein, ICA’s Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE…
Feb 11, 2022
Arthur Jafa
Arthur Jafa will discuss the relationship between artists and the larger art infrastructure. He will draw on his experiences as an artist and filmmaker navigating art institutions such as museums and galleries, while also working within and around the commercial film industry. Through conversations and debates, the fellows will begin to ask how their work…
Feb 11, 2022
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung–CANCELLED
Due to airport security strikes in Germany, our guest lecturer Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung is unable to join us in person this Wednesday. Because the nature of his presentation is reliant on live audience engagement, a virtual option for this program is not available. We apologize for any difficulties this may cause. SAVVY Contemporary –…
Feb 11, 2022
Louis Massiah
This session asks Académie participants to consider what it would mean for institution building to be part of their artistic practice or to imagine institutional relationships as key to the realization of their cultural work. How can art production and institution building be understood as cultural work: the conscious use of art as a tool…
Feb 11, 2022
Open House with Linda Goode Bryant and RAW Académie Fellows
Celebrate the culmination of RAW Académie at ICA with a presentation by the fellows on their work with Linda Goode Bryant and the visiting faculty to reimagine an alternative infrastructure for the arts. Registration REGISTER TO ATTEND IN PERSON Proof of vaccination will be required for on-site attendance Live captioning will be provided. Support Programming…
Feb 11, 2022
Gudskul
Gudskul will share stories and engage with fellows through games about embracing and developing the collectivity as an aspect of building infrastructure. Within a collective model, the permission to fail and the asynchronous rhythms of collaborators becomes an integral part of the system itself. Registration REGISTER TO ATTEND OVER ZOOM | REGISTER TO ATTEND IN…
Feb 11, 2022
Bryant Wells: Compression —> Transmission
Bryant Wells will share methods of distribution that antagonize prevailing methods inherent to the institution. Over the course of the sixth week, Bryant will aid the fellows in developing their new model for infrastructure. Registration REGISTER TO ATTEND OVER ZOOM | REGISTER TO ATTEND IN PERSON Proof of vaccination will be required for on-site attendance…
Jan 26, 2022
Adèle Naudé Santos and Na Kim in Conversation
Join architect Adèle Naudé Santos and designer Na Kim in conversation with ICA Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE ’60) Curator Alex Klein to ruminate on where their practices connect in Santos’s original design of ICA’s building. Kim, who often works with found compositions she encounters in everyday objects, was inspired by Santos’s desire to…
Dec 8, 2021
Unknown Parallels with Taji Ra’oof Nahl
Join us for an evening with Philadelphia-based artist Taji Ra’oof Nahl whose work has connections with Ulysses Jenkins on many levels: a rich understanding of collaboration, utilization of video, historical indexing, and reenactment as practice. The conversation will connect Jenkins’s and Nahl’s interdisciplinary work, their use of video editing techniques, staging of art happenings, documentation,…
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…