ICA will be closed for installation December 24, 2018 through January 31, 2019.
Aug 30, 2013
Coffee & Conversation: Jason the Mason
Penn MFA candidate Evan Nabrit led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee on the ways Rhoades used personal myth as a kind of material, incorporating his identity as an artist and his ideas about work into his sculptures. Prompted by the ICA exhibition Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Jason RhoadesJason Rhoades, Four RoadsCoffee &

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Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Allora and Calzadilla
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla have been collaborating since 1995, exploring ideas of authorship, nationality, borders, democracy, and global society. They utilize sculpture, photography, video, performance, and sound to create metaphors and experiments that explore the relationship between an object and

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Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Sharon Hayes
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Sharon Hayes utilizes video, performance, and installation to investigate the intersections of history, politics and speech. Many of her works put the viewer between acts of public and private speech or make the viewer navigate different political rhetorics and historical periods.

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Aug 30, 2013
ICA Salon: Taboo
The season’s second Salon engaged taboo as a subject and strategy in the work of Jason Rhoades and centered around Rhoades’s notorious, storied, interactive final project: the Black Pussy Soirée Cabaret Macramé. Each of the three participants approached this series of charged events, staged in the artist’s Los Angeles studio, from different vantage points and

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Aug 30, 2013
Coffee & Conversation: Systems
Penn History of Art PhD candidate Anastasia Amrhein led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee prompted by the themes in Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Organic systems versus manmade systems, systems of power and of commerce: Rhoades made use of many kinds of systems in the ideas and structures of his art. This conversation

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Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Tim Davis
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Tim Davis is a photographer whose work explores how the medium of photography can reveal and obscure its subjects–light, objects, and the culture being documented. His project topics include politics, suburban antiquity, light, and commercial signs, among others. He received his

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Aug 30, 2013
Day With(out) Art
This World Aids Day, join ICA and more than 8,000 organizations nationwide in an annual campaign to draw attention to the work of artists living with HIV/AIDS and art about AIDS. During gallery hours, boogie to Visual AIDS’s disco-infused Spotify playlist and read fierce pussy’s For the Record posters, which express thoughts about those who

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Aug 30, 2013
ICA Salon: Systems
The season’s final Salon brought together two curators and a conservator to talk about the systems involved when a complex body of work moves from the contemporary to the historical—a topic peculiarly relevant to the work in ICA’s current exhibition Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Founder of Contemporary Conservation Ltd. Christian Scheidemann described some of the

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Aug 30, 2013
Office Hours
Visit ICA every other Sunday this spring for free tours by trained Penn graduate students. Both MFA and PhD canidates – artists and scholars – bring their insights and persepectives to the work on view. No need to schedule, just stop by ICA between 2-5pm on Sunday April 7, April 14, May 5, May 19,

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