Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: Conversation
PennDesign MFA student Evan Nabrit led an intimate conversation about distribution networks, narcissism, and global capital in relation to the work of artist Seth Price. Inspired by the ICA exhibition White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart. View the Excursus website. Ex IV Convo 4.21.13-1Ex IV Convo 4.21.13-2Ex IV Convo 4.21.13-3 Coffee & ConversationExcursus (2011–13)
Aug 30, 2013
Opening and Walkthrough: Spring 2013
We celebrated the opening of our spring exhibitions Karla Black and Each One As She May with insights and illumination from the exhibition curators, including curators from the Spiegel Contemporary Art Freshman Seminar for Each One As She May; their instructors, Professor Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw and ICA Whitney-Lauder Curatorial Fellow Jennifer Burris; and artists Glenn…
Aug 30, 2013
Performance: Leif Elggren That Little Idiot Telling Truth
A rare stateside sound performance by the renowned artist, writer, and musician Leif Elggren. Based in Sweden, Elggren enjoys the title of King of Elgaland-Vargaland. His photographs were included in the exhibition White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart.
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: The Chapbook
Where did chapbooks come from and where are they going? Matvei Yankelevich sketched the chapbook’s trajectory from populist pamphlet in the early days of print and its role in the spread of literacy and printing, to today’s varieties of design, production, and small-press economies, leading to a discussion of the effect of chapbook contests, festivals,…
Aug 30, 2013
Performance: Frances Stark at International House
Frances Stark, an artist noted for her delicate works on paper, performances, videos, and insightful and funny essays, presented a performative multimedia event at International House. In conjunction with the exhibition White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart.
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: Conversation
Penn History of Art PhD candidate Iggy Cortez led an intimate conversation about artist Karla Black’s engagement with psychoanalyst Melanie Klein and the broader interdisciplinary developments within contemporary psychoanalysis. Prompted by the ICA exhibition Karla Black. View the Excursus website. Ex IV Convo 5.18.13-1Ex IV Convo 5.18.13-2 Coffee & ConversationExcursus (2011–13)
Aug 30, 2013
Conversation: Richard Meyer & Judith Tannenbaum
Art historian Richard Meyer and former ICA curator and interim director Judith Tannenbaum found inspiration in ICA’s past as they discussed the work of artist Glenn Ligon, whose 1998 exhibition Glenn Ligon: Unbecoming was the starting point for the current exhibition, Each One As She May. The conversation was moderated by Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, associate…
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: David Senior
David Senior, bibliographer at the Museum of Modern Art Library in New York, discussed a history of artists’ publications in the 20th century. There were a few different stories about how artists and designers have used their little publications as containers for new ideas, creating lively and weird spaces to communicate work and archive actions.…
Aug 30, 2013
Lecture & Music: James Goggin & Lattimore/Zeigler Duo
Visitors ruminated on the nuances of color with designer James Goggin. An improvisational performance by the harp and synthesizer duo Mary Lattimore and Jeff Zeigler followed the lecture. Grace AmbroseAlex KleinKate Kraczon