Mar 24, 2022, 6PM–7:30PM

The Institute of Contemporary Art and the Stuart Weitzman School of Design Lecture Series: Gordon Hall

The Number of Inches Between Them, 2017–2021 Pigmented cast concrete, two-sided color poster multiple, performance 39 min. Performers: Samantha Flores García, Korina Corona Cuatianquis, Rubén Zamarron, and Laura Victoria Martínez Casa Ortega Luis Barragan, Mexico City Saturday, May 1st, 2021 Presented by PEANA

The Institute of Contemporary Art and the Stuart Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania are pleased to join in a partnership in a series of free public lectures bringing together a group of distinguished architects, landscape architects, planners, artists, and preservationists to Philadelphia.

Gordon Hall is an artist based in New York who makes sculptures and performances. Hall has had solo presentations at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, The Renaissance Society, EMPAC, and Temple Contemporary, and has been in group exhibitions at The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Brooklyn Museum, The Hessel Museum, Art in General, White Columns, Socrates Sculpture Park, among many other venues. Hall’s writing and interviews have been published widely including in Art Journal, Artforum, Art in America, and Bomb, as well as in Walker Art Center’s Artist Op-Ed Series, What About Power? Inquiries Into Contemporary Sculpture (published by SculptureCenter), Documents of Contemporary Art: Queer (published by Whitechapel and MIT Press,) and Theorizing Visual Studies (Routledge). A volume of Hall’s collected essays, interviews, and performance scripts was published by Portland Institute for Contemporary Art in 2019. Hall is Assistant Professor of Sculpture at Vassar College and will be 2022 resident faculty at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.



Captioning will be available for this program.

Please contact Robert Chaney, Marc J. Leder Director of Curatorial Affairs, 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, the Nash Family Foundation, and by Dana McDonald Strong & Mark W. Strong. Support for OUTSIDE IN is provided by Maharam Digital Projects.